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Commentary: I refused to give up my seat on the bus

6:38 PM, Jan. 26, 2013
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The time, 1951, place Wilmington, N.C., the occurrence four years before Rosa Parks and a decade before Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.

When the Korean War began I enlisted in the Marine Corps, a white guy, 21 years of age and oblivious to discrimination. Our father, the former Irish orphan boy, was tolerant of all race and creed with no bias in our home. My awareness of racism did not emerge until my exposure to the "Old South" in 1951 when stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C. On weekend leaves, Civil War era atmosphere prevailed as many white Southerners remained aloof to any ...

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