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AN ELDER’S BLACK HISTORY MONTH STORY: FROM DEGRADATION TO ACTUALIZATION (THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED…)

AN ELDER’S BLACK HISTORY MONTH STORY: FROM DEGRADATION TO ACTUALIZATION (THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED…)

By John L. Horton I was born September 20, 1940 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. My race was listed as “Colored” on my birth certificate. It still is to this day. I was born in the “Colored” Wing of Erlanger Hospital. My mother and father were “Colored,” married, 37 and 41 years old, respectively. My father was

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