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He’s Going To Die Trying

Atticus interupts Aunt Alexandra’s afternoon tea with her missionary circle  to tell Jem, Calpurnia and I that Tom Robinson had been shot seventeen times, trying to escape prison. He brought Calpurnia with him to tell his family the news.

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Court Is In

During Tom Robinson’s trial most of the town came to watch. Jem, Dill and I had to sit in the balcony with the “colored” people because the room was so full.  

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Once You Go Black, You Never Go Back

There has been lots of commotion in the town lately; Tom Robinson, a very kind, young black man was arrested. He is being accused of raping Bob Ewell’s daughter; Mayella Ewell. Atticus is assigned to be Tom’s lawyer for the … Continue reading

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