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Whitman among the Baptists

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Ambrosino's account of discovering Whitman is heady stuff for a Baptist youth:

'When I first placed my trembling palm upon his naked text, I felt ashamed; and yet I couldn’t pull away.'

I especially liked that his girlfriend's Baptist mother gave him the book. Perhaps other Baptist mothers could use Whitman to save themselves some grief down the road.

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