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Unformatted text preview: to an organization that she helped to found, and she wrote two autobiographical books. 4. Parks never expected the honors that her act of defiance brought her; in 1980, she won the Martin Luther King Jr. award; in 1984, she won the Eleanor Roosevelt Women of Courage Award; in 1999, she won the US Congressional Gold Medal of Honor Award. 5. Parks continued to spread her message to the people of the world; as she did when she embarked on a 381-day tour throughout the United States and many foreign countries in 1996. On the tour, she advised her audiences to coexist peacefully, to live as one, and to make the world a better place for all....
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This note was uploaded on 08/22/2008 for the course ENGL 1301 taught by Professor Kelly during the Spring '08 term at Central Texas College.
- Spring '08