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April 4th, 2011 • Quill Archives
Keeping Up With Changing Terms

I was in high school when a fellow classmate threw a tantrum because he was referred to as an African-American in the local paper. At first glance, it would not have appeared obvious why Marsden was so upset. He had a dark complexion with dark brown eyes, full lips and coarse black hair worn close to his scalp.