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<p>The four girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15, 1963. From left to right: Carole Robertson, Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, and Cynthia Wesley.                 </p>

The four girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15, 1963. From left to right: Carole Robertson, Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, and Cynthia Wesley.

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Remembering Birmingham’s four little girls

Less than one month after the original March on Washington in 1963, a notorious hate group proved determined to prevent progress by coldly and viciously reminding the world of the high price of freedom.