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Exterior view of home of Frederick Douglass

Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center GW Health takes its name from the nearby home of abolitionist Fredrick Douglass, located in downtown Anacostia. Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center GW Health will embody the great legacy of Douglass by providing high quality and equitable care to everyone who walks through the doors.

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Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, born circa 1818- February 20, 1895) was an American abolitionist, women’s suffragist, editor, orator, author, statesman and reformer. Called “The Sage of Anacostia” and “The Lion of Anacostia,” Douglass is one of the most prominent figures in African American and United States history. He was a firm believer in equality for all people, whether black, female, Native American or recent immigrant. He was fond of saying, “I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong.”

Source: https://www.nps.gov/frdo/index.htm

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