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CAPE FEAR MEMORIAL BRIDGE CLOSURE: UPDATES, RESOURCES, AND CONTEXT

Who was Abraham Galloway — and why don't we know about him?

During the Civil War, Abraham Galloway escaped enslavement and became a Union spy. He’s been compared to James Bond and Malcolm X, but his name has largely been left out of the history books.

NPR’s Elizabeth Blair reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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