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Gebob32  (Level: 41.9 - Posts: 7)
Wed, 2nd Nov '05 11:51 AM


i am just 3/4 mile away from the funeral. it's amazing. people everywhere. amazing woman!

Philkon  (Level: 269.0 - Posts: 474)
Wed, 2nd Nov '05 1:01 PM

She was a quiet, unassuming woman, who always had time for others. She'll be missed.

Tuzilla  (Level: 134.1 - Posts: 3778)
Wed, 2nd Nov '05 1:10 PM

great lady...did you take my rosa parks quiz?

Philkon  (Level: 269.0 - Posts: 474)
Wed, 2nd Nov '05 1:42 PM

Yes, I did. You might mention that is not Rosa Parks in the picture .

I've been there & saw it.

Redbaron  (Level: 198.4 - Posts: 296)
Wed, 2nd Nov '05 1:47 PM

"Mother Parks, take your rest." Well deserved. A simple act of personal courage and a refusal to be subjugated helped galvanize one of the--perhaps just THE--most important movement of our time. She will be sorely missed, for sure. But as the quote says, she deserves her rest now after a job very, very well done.


Jenn326  (Level: 22.8 - Posts: 173)
Wed, 2nd Nov '05 2:24 PM

Very well said redbaron.
An amazing woman and she will be missed dearly.

Ladyvol  (Level: 205.4 - Posts: 5490)
Wed, 2nd Nov '05 2:33 PM

She's resting in the arms of the angels now...
Her work down here is done.
She will be missed.

Redbaron  (Level: 198.4 - Posts: 296)
Wed, 2nd Nov '05 11:17 PM

Thanks, Jenn!


Kasp767982  (Level: 157.8 - Posts: 153)
Thu, 3rd Nov '05 6:37 AM

Indeed a great lady that helped to change civilization as we know it today RIP

Joelwdonnal  (Level: 117.9 - Posts: 268)
Thu, 3rd Nov '05 3:38 PM

There should be more people like her who did not violently stand up for what was right - but unfortunately we have too many that think they have to act violently to do it - she was a great example - maybe now that she is gone - some people will remember why and how she did what she did.


Aeliel  (Level: 17.4 - Posts: 19)
Sat, 5th Nov '05 3:56 PM

She did a great thing and I only hope I would have half her courage in that situation.

However, I think we do a diservice to our young people by portraying her as a sweet old women who was fed up.

She was actually an activist. Personally I think that is much more impressive when you look at what was going on in her home state at the time. Activism isn't something to be ashamed of.

But I wish there were more like her. Whatever she was.

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