By Kay S. Pedrotti
The words “Never Forget” have been used because of many hateful events, the Holocaust and the 9/11 attack being among the most notable. I have my own dark day that will not be forgotten; though the day was too horrible to contemplate, its tragedy brought a certain enduring light into my life.
That day was Sept. 15, 1963. Next year it will be 50 years since the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., when four young girls were killed and many injured during the Sunday school hour. Three of the girls – Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley – were 14 years old. Denise McNair was 11.
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