Free to form a new bond

Jun 21, 2010

CTTT members Bernadine Anderson and Jeff Fracher, descendants of slave and slaveholder from a Louisiana plantation, built a friendship by sharing family stories.

“The biblical passage Jeremiah 29:13 can be an inspiration for those trying to find leaves on their family tree. ‘And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart,’ the verse assures.

“Bernadine Anderson took those words into her own heart, and by so doing discovered her great-great-grandfather, Calvin Stevenson — as well as a passel of relatives she didn’t know existed.”

To read the rest of this article, go to: Free to form a new bond, by , The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA

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