Margu was just 9 years old when she was sold into captivity, marched 80 miles to the West African coast, held in the notorious Dunbomo slave pens on Lomboko Island, then shipped to Cuba. In 1839, she was one of four children among the 53 captives aboard the schooner Amistad, headed toward a life of slavery. She ended up in Connecticut.
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