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Remembering "The Four Little Girls"

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Saturday will mark 49 years since four young Birmingham girls lost their lives in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.

Friday, September 14th, a memorial tribute will be held for Carole Robertson, Denise McNair, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins.

The Metro Birmingham Branch of the NAACP and Birmingham's Civil Rights Activist Committee are hosting the tribute.  It will take place at Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham at 11:00am.

The groups will also remember two boys, Johnny Robinson and Virgil Ware, who lost their lives in the civil rights struggle of 1963.

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