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Ruby Bridges
Ruby Bridges Hall, a Tylertown, Mississippi, native who faced threats and ostracism when she became the first black child to integrate a public school in New Orleans in 1960, speaks with reporters prior to the Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights gala Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Jackson, Mississippi, where she and four other civil rights veterans were honored. (Credit: Rogelio V. Solis/AP)