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We are all the products of the times we are born into, but we are not always helpless to them. The story of Brigitte ‘Biddy’ Mason demonstrates just this– an extraordinary determination to persevere even under the greatest adversity. Biddy Mason was born during the period of American Slavery and still managed to become one of LA’s wealthiest women and one of the city’s first Black real estate moguls.

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