Aunt Rachel

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Aunt Rachel
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Aunt Rachel
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Free Black
Rank: 
Secondary
Vitality: 
Alive
Real?: 
No
Biography: 

Aunt Rachel lives in Negro Hollow. According to the story, she is "old. She lived in a cabin beyond Nancy's, by herself. She had white hair and smoked a pipe in the door, all day long; she didn't work any more. They said she was Jesus' mother. Sometimes she said she was and sometimes she said she wasn't any kin to Jesus" (294). Early in "That Evening Sun" Jason Compson III suggests that Aunt Rachel may be able to help Nancy with Jesus. Later he suggests that Nancy may be able to stay at Aunt Rachel's cabin.

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