"Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom"

A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger’s home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.

Read by Marcus John, who is a Swing in the North American Tour of Hamilton

UNDERGROUND: FINDING THE LIGHT TO FREEDOM © 2011 by Shane W. Evans. Reprinted by permission from Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings Limited Partnership. All Rights Reserved.

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