|The following story is based on a decision made by a real
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Who was Christiana Tillson?
After what seemed like a never ending journey, they managed to find a home and establish themselves in Illinois. As New Englanders, they were clearly in the minority; most of their neighbors were from the South.
Well educated, hard working, and independent minded, Christiana suddenly finds herself facing an unexpected decision:
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