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Poor Little Sunshine, Mama Gave Her Away

The historic Attmore-Oliver House in New Bern was inherited by Hannah Taylor Attmore and her large family in 1859. During the Post-Civil War period, Hannah gave away her daughter, nicknamed Sunshine, in exchange for the nursing of her only surviving son. Sunshine’s granddaughter provided personal accounts and essential documents to complete this story.
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