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Essie Mae Washington-Williams
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    (October 25, 1925-February 4, 2013)
    Born in Edgewood, South Carolina
    Illegitimate bi-racial daughter of US Senator Strom Thurmond
    She proudly acknowledges that she is the daughter of a segregationist.
    She looks like Strom, just a few shades browner.
    Her mother was a 16-year-old African American maid working for the Thurmond family.
    Her birth was an open secret in South Carolina for decades.
    A maternal aunt raised her.
    Strom supported her financially when he was made aware of her existence.
    He encouraged her to attend college and paid her tuition.
    She confronted her father about his segregationist beliefs.
    Strom's family has acknowledged her.

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