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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 David Perlman

On the morning of December 16, 1944, David Perlman was in his foxhole on the front lines in Belgium. He and his foxhole buddy were members of the first platoon of C Company, 394th infantry regiment, 99th Infantry Division and they had only recently taken their position. Suddenly, at 5:30 in the morning, the ground shook and the sky lit up -- the Battle of the Bulge had begun. When the barrage ended two hours later, he and his buddy crawled out of their foxhole and discovered a huge unexploded...
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