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Shown in this March 7, 2015 photo, President Barack Obama holds hands with Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), left, and Amelia Boynton Robinson, right, who were both beaten during "Bloody Sunday" as they walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., on the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday." Boynton Robinson died Aug. 16, 2015. She was 104. Newsday's obituary for Amelia Boynton Robinson
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