Zora Neale Hurston: A life lived large

Hurston's accomplishments are especially impressive given that she left home at 14, put herself through school at Morgan Academy in Baltimore and Howard University in Washington, D.C., working at various jobs including manicurist and maid. She arrived in New York in 1925 with $1.50 to her name.

Hurston's accomplishments are especially impressive given that she left home at 14, put herself through school at Morgan Academy in Baltimore and Howard University in Washington, D.C., working at various jobs including manicurist and maid. She arrived in New York in 1925 with $1.50 to her name.

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