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James Baldwin Quotes: The South is very beautiful but its beauty makes one sad because the lives that people live here, and have lived here, are so ugly.
         

The South is very beautiful but its beauty makes one sad because the lives that people live here, and have lived here, are so ugly.


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The South is very beautiful but its beauty makes one sad because the lives that people live here, and have lived here, are so ugly.
         



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