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Almost 20 years ago, Eric Sheppard picked up the slave narrative written by his distant ancestor, Moses Grandy, and set out to retrace his long trudge to freedom.
THE GREAT DISMAL SWAMP WAS A REFUGE FOR THE ENSLAVED. THEIR DESCENDANTS WANT TO PRESERVE IT.MEAGAN FLYNNAPRIL 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When turning off a path, we often take a special look around the crucial spot so we can retrace our steps.
WHY DO SEA TURTLES, PENGUINS AND SHARKS SOMETIMES JUST SWIM IN CIRCLES OR SPIRALS?SUSAN MILIUSMARCH 23, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Evidence of an infection that has already cleared can also help researchers retrace a virus’s steps.
WE STILL DON’T KNOW FOR SURE WHERE THE CORONAVIRUS CAME FROM. HERE’S WHYERIN GARCIA DE JESUSMARCH 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Technology offered a way to automate time-honored contact tracing efforts in which public health investigators ask patients to retrace their footsteps in order to deduce where they got infected.
DIGITAL CONTACT TRACING BROUGHT TECH RIVALS TOGETHER WHILE THE PANDEMIC KEPT US APARTLINDSAY MUSCATOFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
She said the company refused to tell her when that contact occurred, making it impossible to retrace her steps and warn those close to her.
FOREIGN MASKS, FEAR AND A FAKE CERTIFICATION: STAFF AT CSL PLASMA SAY CONDITIONS AT DONATION CENTERS AREN’T SAFEBY J. DAVID MCSWANESEPTEMBER 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
"To R——," replied the man, as he turned silently and sullenly to retrace his steps.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
"I don't care to retrace all of mine," said Mr. Bradford, whose pale face wore a smile beneath its bandage.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Then, slowly, she began to retrace her steps toward the corner from which she had started.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
Whatever it was, we thought it prudent to retrace our steps, and went down to the sea again by the same path.
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But we must now leave the king, and retrace history to the commencement of the civil war.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
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