Part 6 Summary and Analysis

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Golden Gray: The son of Vera Louise. He is raised as a white child by his mother and True Belle. At age 18 he is told his father is African-American

Vera Louise Gray: Golden Gray’s mother. A white female that was ostracized by her parents for getting pregnant by a slave

Colonel Wordsworth Gray: Vera’s father. He is outraged when he learns of his daughter’s relationship with a slave. He gives her a suitcase full of money to start a new life elsewhere

Mrs. Gray: Vera’s mother. What her daughter has done is so unacceptable that she turns her back on her forever

Henry Lestory: Golden Gray’s father. He had a sexual relationship with Vera Louise when...

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