Dan is an African-American man in his thirties who has been crippled
DAN: Hush, Chris! It is not for us to visit retribution. Nor to wish hatred on others. Let us rather remember the good that has come to us. Love of humanity is above the small considerations of time or place or race or sect. Can't you be big enough to feel pity for the little crucified French children--for the ravished Polish girls, even as their mothers must have felt sorrow, if they had known, for our burned and maimed little ones? Oh, Mothers of Europe, we be of one blood, you and I!
Dunbar-Nelson, Alice, Mine Eyes Have Seen, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1918, p. 274.
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