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genevieve
09-06-2010, 08:28 PM
One of the Little Rock Nine, students who helped usher in school desegregation in 1957, has died of cancer.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100906/ap_on_re_us/us_obit_thomas

RIP Mr Thomas

milanessa
09-06-2010, 08:38 PM
They were so young and yet so influential. I'd like to believe I have their guts but who knows until you're called upon.

RIP Mr. Thomas.

Rex
09-06-2010, 08:41 PM
How sad. How brave he and those other students were to do what they did, not even knowing how much easier they were making it for kids like me and my peers.