Tuesday, January 20, 2009

One for our team

Peddie's 1st - NJ.com:
After graduating from Peddie, Brown attended Rutgers University. He worked as a registered nurse at several hospitals in New Jersey for 20 years, and then worked with Xerox for 23 years until retiring in 2004.
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"Horace Brown, Peddie School's first African American graduate, will reflect on his school experiences and the civil rights movement at 11 a.m. today in Ayer Memorial Chapel, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered an address 52 years earlier. Brown's speech will precede the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president."

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