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The Life of Emmett Till

Recently I read about Emmett Till, who was a fourteen-year-old boy lynched back in the fifties (courtesy of Google), and I became totally disgusted by it. I can't believe anyone could something so damn horrible to a kid! Does anyone else agree with me???
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Re: The Life of Emmett Till

Totally agree thats just sick, sad, and Horrible
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I know...I could hardly believe it when I read about it. And then (what with me being a young, curious human being) I found some of the pictures they took with Emmett in his coffin, and I felt so dang sick to my stomach. It's just so horrible.
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THEY TOOK PICTURES WITH HIM IN HIS COFFIN!!!!!!!!! thats just so sad and bad that no words can descibe :smileysad:
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I know, it was sickening to look at, but they did it to give people an understanding during that time of exactly how wrong lynching is. I'm glad segregation and stuff is over, 'cause I have some friends that are black and stuff...it was a sad, sad time.

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me to cuz i dont even like saying the word black and sergragation is just soo......wrong
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Yeah...it feels kind of awkward.
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i know
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OMG! That is so sad. & the picture of the open casket made me barf a bit in my mouth. how could they do that to him? because he whistled at a white lady? it's not like he raped her or something. so disrespectful.
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