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The article has a preamble that the author had included with her story when she sent it to the editor, who liked it so much he decided to include it. The title of the article alludes to a turtle who wanted to learn to fly.
An African American woman told this story to Mrs. Johnson about a mule that was blind in the time after the Civil War and persevered, and the story teller drew some parallels to racism in their current life in 1955 in Mississippi.