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Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Recounts Personal Experiences, Encourages Students to Vote in Visit to Morse High

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Recounts Personal Experiences, Encourages Students to Vote in Visit to Morse High
Posted on 09/21/2018

'March' Co-authors John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell with students

'March' Co-authors John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell with students at Morse High School

Congressman John Lewis urged a gym full of Morse High School students on Friday to vote, letting a generation largely unfamiliar with his sacrifices know he was beaten bloody while fighting for their right.

"Never give up. Never give in," Lewis said to the students. "Get registered and vote, and we must vote like we've never ever voted before. People gave their lives for it. Only thing I gave, I gave a little blood."

Read more in the San Diego Union Tribune.

Or, in the Times of San Diego.