The sun was high and the temperature higher one fateful day in 1899. Six-year-old George Muse and his brother Willie Muse were working in the tobacco fields of Virginia. The brothers were different from the other black workers on the plantation. They were albinos whose light skin color made them stand out.
To kill two birds with one stone is an English phrase that means to achieve two goals with one action. When a terrorist group kidnapped 19-year-old Patty Hearst, they knew they were killing two birds with one stone. The group was called the SLA, and they chose to kidnap Patty Hearst because she was the granddaughter of a very rich media mogul. With Patty, they could do two things: stir up media attention and demand a lot of money.