The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

The Spirits Told Me Their Story

The horrors they endured are still going.

When I was 12, my mom took a job on a plantation in Virginia. Dad was not sure about it, but they offered him a light handyman position, which suited him just fine.

I spent my days wandering around the place, fascinated with the history of it all, and there was so much to explore. The place was vast, and sat at the…



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Ira Robinson

Published author of over a dozen books and dozens of short stories, Digital painter, and streamer, and blind. Contact me at