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Everyone Has a Story: 3 area African Americans earn Congressional Gold Medal

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Posted: Saturday, August 4, 2012 6:44 pm

Egbert Brady, Thomas Lane IV and Melvin Scott came from different states to Camp Montford Point in Jacksonville, N.C., during World War II. They were among the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marine Corps, but their training was separate from that of white recruits.

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