On the Passing of John Lewis

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Get into good trouble: John Lewis

The country lost a giant. However, it is time for the baton to be passed to a new generation. This is exactly what Congressman John Lewis wanted. He was the son of sharecroppers and poor as can be. He saw the injustice around him. And he acted the best he could. On Bloody Sunday he led the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge (I have seen a proposal that it should be renamed the John Lewis Bridge), he was a young man with no want of fame. He was one of the many who did what they did and changed a nation.

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Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game.

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