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August 1, 2011 12:00 AM

S.C. mourns death of civil rights 'giant'

U.S. District Judge Matthew J. Perry, a towering civil rights figure who used intellect, hard work and courage to end segregation in South Carolina and usher in a more just society, was found dead at his home on Sunday. He would have turned 90 this week.

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