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Six years ago The Seattle Times wrote an obituary for a local woman who seemed to have lived a life of devotion to her family. But now it’s been revealed as something drastically different.
3 days ago by schneid3306
RT : Deep apology + fascinating backstory from who wrote misleading obit of latter-day slave "Lola" Pulido
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4 days ago by ash
RT : Deep apology + fascinating backstory from who wrote misleading obit of latter-day slave "Lola" Pulido
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4 days ago by Palafo
RT : I'm grateful for the opportunity to apologize to Ms. Eudocia Tomas Pulido, even six years after the fact.
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5 days ago by kaitlen
Tuesday night, I read with horror and growing anger Alex Tizon’s account in The Atlantic magazine of Ms. Pulido’s life with three generations of his family, and his journey to come to terms with it.

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Alex Tizon’s last story: My family’s slave

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‘Lola’ Pulido lived life of devotion to family (2011 obituary)
Many of the details were familiar, as Tizon had shared them with me during a long interview following the death of a woman he knew as “Lola,” an honorific title in her native Tagalog that Tizon took to mean “grandmother.”

In retrospect, the obituary reads as a whitewash for a fundamental truth known only to Tizon and his family: Ms. Pulido was a slave.
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5 days ago by rosscatrow
RT : This is a crushing coda to a crushing story.
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5 days ago by newsmary
This is a crushing coda to a crushing story.
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5 days ago by niederme
This is a crushing coda to a crushing story.
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5 days ago by hillary
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6 days ago by peterwhelan
Back to story Restart gallery Six years ago The Seattle Times wrote an obituary for a local woman who seemed to have lived a life of devotion of her family. But…
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6 days ago by yudha87
good lord, it looks like Alex Tizon straight up lied to The Seattle Times about this:
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6 days ago by akalin
I'm grateful for the opportunity to apologize to Ms. Eudocia Tomas Pulido, even six years after the fact.
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6 days ago by HalSF