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Fourth of July Poetry Friday: The Truth is Marching on

By Women's Voices For Change
We last mentioned Julia Ward Howe in connection with Mother’s Day, and her work in campaigning for a “day of peace” to heal from the Civil War.  But many, if not most, people remember her as the poet who put words to the song “John Brown’s body is a-moulderin in the grave,” and turned it into an anthem for Union…
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