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Original 'Roots' Actor Reveals Emotional Visit To Island Named For Miniseries Character
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Ricky had never been on a bike, and as he learned to ride on my sister's purple Huffy, he zigzagged up and down someone's driveway. The owner confronted my mother, demanding to know why she had "brought him into the neighborhood."
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