Slab is the Hero. Heroes are ordinary, whistle-blowers, truth-tellers, people who know they know nothing. Heroes have secrets, an alter ego, a tight-fitting suit and a cape. Heroes are first of their kind. Heroes chain themselves to railings, heroes march, heroes die of hunger, heroes sit in the front of the bus. Heroes show up every day, hold the baby, wipe the table, wipe the tears, hold a hand, give the hug, walk in another persons shoes.
History, like love, is so apt to surround her heroes with an atmosphere of imaginary brightness.
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The sun in all his light and glory was to rise upon a new world; in this world woman was to be free to direct her own destiny—an aim certainly worthy of the great enthusiasm, courage, perseverance, and ceaseless effort of the tremendous host of pioneer men and women, who staked everything against a world of prejudice and ignorance.