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Rosa Parks

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People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day. I was not old, although some people have an image of me as being old then. I was forty-two. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.
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Rosa Parks and James Haskins, Rosa Parks: My Story (1992)

 
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