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Gordon Harris, Then
Born: February 24, 1938, in Charleston, South Carolina. Grew up in Rochester, New York. A member of a NAACP youth group in junior high and high school.

Then: Student at the University of Rochester, where he had helped start a CORE chapter. Also a conscientious objector.
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