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Children Of Slaves Share Their Life Stories

Slavery in America is a well-documented era in our country's history. But the children of slaves are often overlooked.

Newsweek special correspondent Sana Butler sought to document their stories in her book, Sugar of the Crop: My Journey to Find the Children of the Slaves.

She explains to Tony Cox how her great-grandmother's funeral sparked her journey.

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