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African slave boy's grave in Brighton is restored

Tom Highflyer was named after the Royal Navy's East African Anti-Slavery Squadron ship which rescued him in 1868. Photo:

He was rescued from a life of slavery and brought to England one hundred and fifty years ago. But it's only now that the story of Tom Highflyer's extraordinary life has been documented. The little boy's grave was discovered in a cemetery in Brighton. And the city's Black History group has arranged for Tom's headstone to be restored, as Malcolm Shaw reports.