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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 IRENE MURPHY

MURPHY IRENE FLAHERTY MURPHY Irene Flaherty Murphy, age 99, passed away at Sarasota Memorial Hospital on September 12, 2020. Irene was born on December 15, 1920, in Brooklyn, New York to John and Rose Flaherty. She married John L. Murphy on April 24, 1943, during World War II when he was a naval officer serving onboard a destroyer escort in the North Atlantic. With the conclusion of the conflict, John returned home and attended Brooklyn Law School. In 1953, Irene and John, with a growing...
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