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Vonis Wagner Coverdell Obituary
In 1933 a penniless teenage girl from the Midwest named Vonis Wagner was awarded a trip to Washington for writing a winning essay on what it means to be a U.S. citizen. Sixty years later, her son began a longer stay in Washington. His name was Paul Coverdell, and he had just won election as a U.S. senator from Georgia. Read the news obituary.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Mar. 9, 2014
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