Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman suffered a violent head injury as a child causing her to frequently slip into sleep-like states. These would produce vivid dreamlike hallucinations that Tubman interpreted as messages from God and she therefore devoted her life to freeing southern slaves through the Underground Railroad.

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