For the Rev. Walter Baldwin, the word 'retire' meant something other than the definition found in most dictionaries. In fact, Baldwin wasn't known for withdrawing or retreating from much, no matter the consequences.
"He did not back down from a situation that might look (questionable) to somebody else," said one of his sons, Mark Baldwin of Nashville. "For him, the power of his convictions was everything."
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Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 15, 2013