How?

How does one say “Reader, did you ever hate? I hope not. I never did but once; and I trust I never shall again. Somebody has called it “the atmosphere of hell;” and I believe it is so.”
― Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself

When she was “Born into slavery in Edenton, North Carolina, she was sexually harassed by her enslaver. When he threatened to sell her children if she did not submit to his desire, she hid in a tiny crawl space under the roof of her grandmother’s house, so low she could not stand up in it. After staying there for seven years…” Wikipedia

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