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The past century has seen great advances in civil rights as various groups of people have secured the right to vote or to marry. In the U.S. and around the world, the struggle for equality continues. This memorial site was created to remember and honor those who have dedicated their lives to achieving equal rights for all.
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Civil Rights Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Valerie Smith

Valerie LeBrun Smith, 84, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on December 4, 2018. Born to Thomas Walter LeBrun and Vera Nordenberg LeBrun on October 2, 1934 in Rockville Centre, NY, Valerie grew up, along with brothers Thomas and Russell in Pine Plains, NY. There, her family lived on a farm named Sky Acres, a defining experience in her life. Valerie graduated from the Oak Grove School for Girls in East Vassalboro, ME and then Wellesley College in 1956 with a major in...
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