Their half-brother will care for them.

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“States that two children of Exum Joyner, Col’d, of Wilson N.C. wish to be taken from him their father who is a lazy and worthless fellow and does not take [care] of them. States also that they have a half brother who will take care of them upon proper authority being given him”

North Carolina Freedmen’s Bureau Assistant Commissioner Records 1862-1870,

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