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Mikulski Petitions For Harriet Tubman To Appear On New $10 Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJZ) -- A Maryland senator give her two cents about who should appear on the new $10 bill.

Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) is introducing legislation that would put Harriet Tubman on the currency.

Tubman was born in Maryland as a slave before escaping in 1849 and leading hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

The U.S. Treasury is taking suggestions for the new tan dollar bill, which will be reissued in 2021.

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