RESONATES
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RESONATES

THOUGHTS

You Are Nothing But A Piece of Wood

The voyage of The Zong

The Slave Ship. Credit: Wikipedia Commons. Painting by JMW Turner (1840).

There wasn’t a better time to be in Ghana. The sun was going down and a gentle November breeze swirled through the golden hair of the young surgeon, Luke Collingwood. The surgeon waited on the beach for the last batch to arrive for the night. He looked out on his boat, The William, and beyond that a red sky and darkening…

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Bob Dumont

Bob Dumont

Writer. Programmer. Dad. Husband. Concerned. If I knew, I would know.