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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  leaven but are also used as a vegetable. Its fruits and seeds are also edible for humans and animals. The pulp of                                  have; “The baobab was among the first trees to appear on the land. Next came the slender, graceful palm tree.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the fruit, when dried and mixed with water, makes a beverage that tastes similar to lemonade. The seeds, which                                     When the baobab saw the palm tree, it cried out that it wanted to be taller. Then the beautiful flame tree appeared
     A      O                         LE                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The baobabs, totaling about a dozen species, are native to the hot dry savannas in Africa, Madagascar and northern taste like cream of tartar and are a valuable surce of vitamin C, were traditionally pounded into meal when other                                      with its red flower and the baobab was envious for flower blossoms. When the baobab saw the magnificent fig
                AS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Australia. The name baobab is taken from the Swahili language where it is also called the Mbuyu tree. Other food was scarce. Other products such as soap, necklaces, glue, rubber, medicine and cloth can be produced from                                                tree, it prayed for fruit as well. The gods became angry with the tree and pulled it up by its roots, then replanted it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           African names include Kremetartboom (Afrikaans), Warka (Ethiopian), Murambo (Meru), and umShimulu, isiMuhu the various parts of the baobab tree.                                                                                                                          upside down to keep it quiet.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and isiMuku (Zulu). The baobab tree is also known as the monkey bread tree, cream of tartar tree, lemonade tree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and sour gourd tree. The baobab tree has an enormous trunk with tapering branches and can attain a maximum The baobab tree serves as a meeting place for many villages to discuss community matters, relate the news of the                                               Several myths that use the baobab as a backdrop for teaching moral lessons are told by the Bushmen or Hausa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           height of 75 feet and maximum diameter of 60 feet around the trunk. It is also one of the longest lived trees in the day, or tell stories. It is also considered to be an object of worship by the people of the African savannahs. Baobabs                               people of Northern Nigeria. One tale involving the baobab which is used to explain a phenomenon of nature as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           world; radio-carbon dating has measured ages of over 2,000 years. The leaves are about 5 inches long and have are a protected tree in South Africa and is said to be one of the “World Trees”, or Tree of Life by many of the cultures                                    well as teach a moral lesson is the myth “The Tale of the Superman” In this story a husband boasts to his wife that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           three to seven glossy leaflets. It produces 5 to 7 inch flowers with five white petals and numerous purplish stamen. on the African continent. Senegal has chosen the baobab as its national symbol. Religious beliefs and practices                                      he is the strongest man alive. He learns of another man who claims to be “superman”, and goes to seek him out.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A long style with a ten-pointed stigma extends beyond the stamen. The sweet-scented flowers are suspended on in Africa have played a role in raising the baobab tree to a level of sacredness. Its ability to survive long periods                                        This second “superman” is actually an extremely powerful superhuman who kicks up wind wherever he goes and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           long stalks and face downward. The velvety fruit contains a mealy, acid pulp and approximately 30 seeds. It grows of time without water, its usefulness and its extremely long life might be some possible reasons the people of the                                      eats men for dinner. While trying to escape from “superman”, the husband comes across the “Giant-of-the-Forest”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           6 to 10 inches long and up to 4 inches wide.                                                                           African savannah have worshipped the baobab. One particular way the baobab tree has been used as a religious                                       sitting under a baobab tree. The giant offers to help the husband, and enters into a terrible fight with “superman”.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  object is as a burial chamber. In some parts of Africa, the bodies of certain important individuals are placed in a                                In their struggle to free themselves from each other’s grasp, they leap to such a height they disappear into the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           USES TO MANKIND                                                                                                        hollowed-out trunk of the baobab tree to symbolize the communion between the vital forces of the plant gods and                                    heavens. As a result, their struggle can be heard as thunder. The moral of the story is summed up by the wife who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The baobab is highly regarded by African people because all of its parts can be utilized in some capacity. In addition the body of the departed.                                                                                                                          says, “Never boast about your achievements again. However strong or clever or rich or powerful you are, there is
            A                                N                                                                                                                                                                                                             to being an important source of timber, the trunks are often hollowed out by people who use them for shelter, grain                                                                                                                                                       always somebody more so.”

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           storage or as water reservoirs. The hollowed trunks also serve as burial sites. Some of the most important products
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           come from the bark of the tree, which contains a fiber that is used to make fishnets, cords, sacks and clothing. The Arabian legend of the baobab is that “the devil plucked up the baobab, thrust its branches into the earth and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The bark can also be ground into a powder for flavoring food. The leaves of the baobab were traditionally used for left its roots in the air”. Another legend describes what happens if you are never satified with what you already

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MOSES PULLEN                                                                   UNKNOWN

                  LULANN PULLEN                                                                                   LINNIE PULLEN                                                                                     MOLLIE PULLEN                                                                  FRANK PULLEN                                                                                                                                         ROSE PULLEN                                                                       EARLY GREEN                                                              GUS GREEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           HICKS PULLEN

ARTHUR ISADORE PULLEN              SALLIE WICKER                           EVAN PULLEN                 ZORIA BIGHAM                                                    JAMES PULLEN                           BUBBA ROBINSON                     CORA PULLEN                      CHARLES HIGHTOWER                ANNIE LEE PULLEN                         MINNIE DEE PULLEN                                                       BERTHA PULLEN                             MERTHA PULLEN                           EDMOND PULLEN                     JOCOB’S MOM                                        DILLARD PULLEN                        EVA’S MOM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       FLETCHER HARDEN

                                                                                                                                                                                              SAMMY BERRY                    AGNES ROBINSON                       ISABELLA ROBINSON                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      EVA FRANCIS PULLEN
                                                                                      WILLIE                                                                                                                                                                                                     TIMMIE HIGHTOWER                  BERTHA MAE HIGHTOWER
            KATIIE CLYDE PULLEN                                                                                        ORTHA LEE PULLEN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           HOLLIFIELD PULLEN                         NORA PULLEN
                                                                                   EDMOND PULLEN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SAMMY BERRY JR.                     ANNIE PEARL ROBINSON
                                                                                   NOTLICE PULLEN                            SAM PULLEN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 LILLIAN                                                ANNIE MAUDE PULLEN                       ALMA LUCILLE PULLEN
             LENNIE MAE PULLEN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 WILLIE HARDEN JR.                    ROGIES HARDEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MILLER ROBINSON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             CLEO ROBINSON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BOBBIE JEAN                            DELORES HARDEN                          JACOB (BUDDY) PULLEN                      EDMOND PULLEN JR.               MERTHA PULLEN
                DELMA PULLEN                           CLEMON PULLEN                JENNIE TOWNSEND
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        JIMMIE HIGHTOWER                 LILA OUTLAW                     LINTON GUYTON                  LULANN HIGHTOWER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             FRED ROBINSON                                                                                                                                                                                                 ROGIES HARDEN JR.                           LATONYA HARDEN                                                                                    EILEEN PULLEN                    EDMOND PULLEN III
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ANNIE PEARL PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        BERNESTINE GUYTON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BRENDA HIGHTOWER                         LOIS HIGHTOWER
                                                                                                         KEVIN PULLEN                      LAURA ANTON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TOMMIE LEE ROBINSON                                                                                  EDNA PULLEN                          ERICK PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                CLEO NELSON                INEZ QUEEN ROBINSON                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALFONSO PULLEN

                                                                                                                                          ZACHARY PULLEN

                                                                                                                                                                                                        ROOSEVELT NELSON                                         PRISCILLA HIGHTOWER            JAMES HIGHTOWER                 VICTORIA HIGHTOWER               JARVIS HIGHTOWER                VALRIA HIGHTOWER

                                                                                                          CLEM PULLEN                     HATTIE FOWLER                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LEONARD PUTNAM                   VERA PULLEN                     JOHNNIE PULLEN                    BETTY PULLEN                       MR. WINN                      INEZ PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                           YVONNE NELSON

                                                                                                                   SERENA PULLEN                             CORRINE PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  JOHNNY KNIGHT              LILLIE LEE ROBINSON                                                                                                                                                        MATTHEW PUTNAM                                                      DEVINA PULLEN                                                   LOUISE BROWN

                                                      ARTHUR UPPERMAN                BARBARA PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MARK PUTNAM                                                     JOHN-JOHN PULLEN                                                      VIVIAN WINN

                                                                SHAWN UPPERMAN                          ADAM UPPERMAN
                                                                                                                                                                               WANDA KNIGHT                     EARL KNIGHT                      PHILLIP KNIGHT                     KAGAL KNIGHT                    ALLEN KNIGHT                   MICHAEL KNIGHT                      BRYAN KNIGHT                       WAYNE KNIGHT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PERRY RAY                   VERA MAE PULLEN

                                                    ARTHUR WENDON PULLEN             ADDIE THOMAS                       CHARLIE CLAY                 ROBBIE OSLENE PULLEN              JAMES FULTON HUNTER                   VIOLA PULLEN                         JASPER DAVID PULLEN              ANNIE BEASLEY                     JOHN WILLIE PULLEN                  MARIE BROWN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               IZELL RAY                        BETTY MAE RAY

                                                               MAXIENNE PULLEN                        ARTHUR L. PULLEN SR.                                                                                                                     DAMON OUTLAW                                                                                                                            FELICIA MICHELLE PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   JASPER DAVID PULLEN JR.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RODELL RAY                        WILLIE JAMES RAY                   BEATRICE RAY

                                                                                                                                                                     CHARLIE WILLIAM OUTLAW             CHARLIE MAE CLAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ESTHER PULLEN                                                        SHERRY PULLEN
                                                                                   ADRIENNE ROBINSON                          ARTHUR L. PULLEN JR.                                                                                             JOSHIE HUNTER                   CARRIE JOHNSON                                                                                                                                                                                                                               WILLIE JAMES RAY JR.                   ANGELA SHARETTA RAY
                                                                                                                                                                                       JEFFERY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ROSALIE RAY STROAM
                                                                                                                                                                                   WILLIAM OUTLAW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SHIRLEY PULLEN                                                    TRAVOLTE PULLEN                                                                                                                                                                CASSANDRA
                                                                                     ADDY ROBINSON                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MICHAEL LEON RAY                           LATRESE RAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           JOYCE HUNTER
                                                                                                                                                                                      JONATHAN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           JOHN
                                                                                                                                                                                   WILLIAM OUTLAW                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   WINDALL STROMAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       YVONNE PULLEN                                                   SANDRA DELOIS PULLEN
                                                                                     CORY ROBINSON                                                                                                                                                         KEVIN HUNTER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  GLEN WALDEN STROMAN
                                                                                                                                                                          CRARENCE                                                                                                                                                                                                     BRITTNEY EULICE PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                        ALAN CROSS, JR.                WILLIE PEARL CLAY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      THEODIS RAY                 ANNIE COLLIER RAY                 CLEVELAND EHMORE                PARA LEE RAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           KAREN HUNTER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   NATHANIEL STROMAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ALAN CROSS, III                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 JOYCE RAY                          THEODIS MICHAEL RAY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              THEODIS ANTHONY                                                  VARNESSA DARSAW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         JACQUELYN LARAINE                                                          ANGELA C. BRADFORD                           RATLIFF RAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALONZO POWELL                                                            CATHERINE ANN STROMAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WILLIAMS POWELL

                                                     ANDERSON OUTLER               GENNIE MAE PULLEN                      LUTHER FRANK PULLEN                ADILLA MARTIIN                                DEWITT HOLMES               LILLIE ELIZABETH PULLEN                                                                               DOZIE PULLEN                    KATHRINE TURNER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CANDACE                                                                     DEXTER RAY                         NATHANIEL DARSAW, JR.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TAWANYA DENISE BUCKLEY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LITTRICE STROMAN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WILLIE A.                                                                          FREDERICK PULLEN                           NORMAN PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                              FRANCES ROBINSON                     DEWITT HOLMES JR.                         (JOE BOY) HOLMES
                                                                 CORY ROBINSON                         ARNOLD OUTLER                  JEANEAN OUTLER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              THEARICKA POWELL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          JEFF PULLEN                            CAROL PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             RONNIE LEE HOLMES              VONITA W. HOLMES
                                                                                                                      SEAN OUTLER                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TAKIYA POWELL
                                                                                                                                                                                   ROY CURTIS                  JENNETTA PULLEN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         REGINALD HOLMES                            TASHA SMITH                                                CASSANDRA PULLEN
    ANTHONY OUTLER                DEBORAH REEVES                             JEANEAN OUTLER

                                                                                                                      ERIC OUTLER
                                                                                                                                                                                           JETHRO CURTIS                            DEBORAH CURTIS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LATHASHIA HOLMES                           TAJAH COOPER                                                TIMOTHY PULLEN
                                                   ANTHONY OUTLER, JR.
                                                                                               KHALIL AUSTIN
                                                                                                                                                                                           VINCE CURTIS                             MICHAEL CURTIS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BRANDON HOLMES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             RICHARD PULLEN                      FERN PULLEN
                                                   MICHAEL ANDRE OUTLER
                                                                                              AHMAND AUSTIN
                                                                                                                                                                              HERBERT STEPHENS, JR.            LUCINDA STEPHENS                                                                                                                                                          LISA PULLEN                            SHARON PULLEN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ULYSSES CONEWAY              PATRICIA ANN HOLMES

                                                                                                                                                                                          RAMONA PULLEN                             LATONYA PULLEN                                                                                                                                     CHERYL PULLEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 DEANDRE CONEWAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DAVIUS CONEWAY
                                                                                                                                                                                          TABITHA PULLEN                           VANESSA STEPHENS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACI CONEWAY

                                                                                                                                                                                                    WILLIE JAMES HINES            ELLEN REGINA HOLMES                      RONALD DAVID HOLMES              MARQUERITE CLARK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                XANTHIA HINES                        XEDRICK JAMES HINES                MARCHAREE HOLMES                         ONJELIC HOLMES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         NATHAN HOLMES                            TYRON HOLMES
                                                                                                                                                                                                               DEFRANKLIN HINES

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