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RUTH CARTER WHITTLE calls her mother the brave one, but it was Whittle-an AFT member who retired last July after 32 years as a special education paraprofessional for the Toledo schools-who in 1965 led six of her sisters and brothers to integrate the schools in Sunflower County, Miss. As an 11th-grader, Whittle "felt responsible for them. I was there to protect them... even though I couldn't."
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