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Flowers for a St Helena slave

A small wreath rests on the grave of Samuel Ally, a St Helena slave boy who won his freedom, only to die as a teenager on an island far away. The ring of ivy and bright flowers was laid in an Isle … Continue reading

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Life of a St Helena slave to be marked with a wreath

Samuel Ally was born a slave on St Helena but won his freedom – only to die, still a teenager, on another island 5,000 miles away. Now tribute is to be paid to his memory. His story had been all-but … Continue reading

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