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Linda Knight grew up poor in the Washington Addition and got out as soon as she could, even if it meant a life of prostitution and leaving her son behind and, eventually, crack addiction. Throughout it all, though, she pushed her children to get a good education.

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Linda Knight was only 18 when she snuck into the Afro Lounge on Lynch Street one night in 1973 and met the man who would take her out of the …


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