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    Victoria Reggie Kennedy

    Victoria Reggie "Vicki" Kennedy, born February 26, 1954, is an American lawyer and the widow of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy. The second of six children, she was born Victoria Anne Reggie in Crowley, Louisiana to Louisiana judge and banker Edmund M. Reggie and Doris Ann (née Boustany), a Democratic national committeewoman. She is of Lebanese descent, a...

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    Robert F. Kennedy

    Robert Francis Kennedy was born on November 20, 1925, in Brookline, Massachusetts, the seventh child in the closely knit and competitive family of Rose and Joseph P. Kennedy. "I was the seventh of nine children," he later recalled, "and when you come from that far down you have to struggle to survive." He attended Milton Academy and, after wartime ...

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    Stephen E. Smith

    Stephen Edward Smith was born in Brooklyn on September 24, 1927, the youngest of five boys. He attended Polytechnic Prep, where he was an outstanding athlete. While studying history and social sciences at Georgetown University, he met his future wife of thirty-four years, Jean Kennedy. They married in 1956. Their children are Stephen, Jr., William,...

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    Peace Corps Volunteer Barbara J. Wylie in Katmandu, Nepal
    1963

    Accession Number: PX65-2:44 Description: (original Peace Corps caption) Peace Corps Volunteer Barbara J. Wylie, 33, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, is an English teacher in Katmandu, Nepal. An outside project is a school which she has started for the children of untouchable servants in her neighborhood. Normally these children would ge...

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    Charles Price (1997)

    Judge Charles Price, a circuit court judge in Montgomery, Alabama, was honored in 1997 for his devotion to the principles of the American Constitution that compelled him to rule that a fellow circuit court judge's courtroom display of the Ten Commandments for religious purposes was a violation of the First Amendment. In 1995, Etowah County (Alabama...

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    Marian Wright Edelman

    Ending Child Poverty

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    Corkin Cherubini (1996)

    The 1996 Profile in Courage Award was presented to Calhoun County, Georgia School Superintendent, Corkin F. Cherubini, Ed.D. for his courage in dismantling long-standing academic tracking practices that he believed amounted to educational apartheid. In 1992, Mr. Cherubini, who taught junior and senior English literature for 22 years in Calhoun Coun...

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    Elizabeth Redenbaugh (2011)

    An active school volunteer for years, Elizabeth Redenbaugh was sworn in as a member of North Carolina’s New Hanover County school board in December 2008. A few months after she was elected, the school board began contemplating a redistricting plan that appeared likely to result in increased socioeconomic and racial segregation in Wilmington midd...

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    Eunice Kennedy Shriver

    Eunice Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on July 10, 1921, the fifth of Rose and Joseph Kennedy’s nine children and their third daughter. She attended the Convent of the Sacred Heart School in Noroton, Connecticut, and Manhattanville College, and received a B.S. degree in sociology from Stanford University in 1943.

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President John F. Kennedy greets National Poster Children for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

KN-C29145 President John F. Kennedy greets National Poster Children for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Accession Number: KN-C29145 Description: President John F. Kennedy gr...