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To prepare it for burial, Muslim tradition requires that same-sex family members wash the body an odd number of times before covering it with a shroud.

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Allan Williams

The first manager of the Beatles

Mary Louise "Lou" Rodeen

The first woman to be accepted into the Northwestern University Band.

Joyce Brock

Created one of the first modeling agencies and schools for African-Americans

Anne Jennings

First African-American registered nurse to graduate from Hartford Hospital School

Jill Saward

Rape victim became an advocate for victims of sexual assault

Willie Evans

Buffalo football star whose 1958 team refused to play in a bowl game banning black players

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