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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Mightier than the Sword'

    Is "Uncle Tom's Cabin" the most influential work of fiction ever written in America? In all likelihood, yes. Not only was it an overwhelming best-seller - more than 300,000 copies were sold in the year after its publication - but it addressed the most divisive issue in the country: slavery.

A sculpture of the freed Edmonson sisters, by Erik Blome, will be previewed Thursday in Alexandria.

    CITIZEN JOURNALISM: Alexandria honors Edmonson pair

    The first sculpture associated with black history in Alexandria, depicting the freed Edmonson, sisters will be previewed Thursday evening at 6:30 at the Alexandria Black History Museum at 902 Wythe St.

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