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Old 09-15-2009, 12:00 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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RALEIGH, North Carolina - Crystal Lee Sutton, whose fight to unionize Southern textile plants with low pay and poor conditions was dramatized in the film “Norma Rae,” has died. She was 68.

Sutton died Friday in a hospice after a long battle with brain cancer, her son, Jay Jordan, said Monday.

Inspiration for movie ‘Norma Rae’ dies at 68 - U.S. business- msnbc.com
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Old 09-15-2009, 12:08 AM
 
Location: Texas
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That is a very interesting article about her, John.

Thanks for posting the link.
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Old 09-15-2009, 02:07 AM
 
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Yes, John. Thanks for the link. A great lady, imo. RIP.
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