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Waiting to Inhale

Ewell Bennett was a miserly old man, although as I recollect, Mr. Ewell (pronounced you’ll) wasn’t really all that old. I guess he was 45-50 when Dan Gobel worked for him and the incidents recorded here occurred. Mr. Ewell was married to Miss Sara Whitsworth. The slaves they kept called her family “shitsworth” because they were not the high-class people they professed to be. She had married Mr. Ewell because he had the richest spread in lower Mississippi and the largest bank account in 6 counties. Mr. Ewell had married Miss Sarah after the untimely...

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