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Terrence Roberts connects with students from Detroit Lakes and Pelican Rapids by relating his own struggles from the past with those in schools today. PAULA QUAM/DL NEWSPAPERS

'Little Rock Nine' member talks in DL

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Hundreds of students sat staring forward, listening to a unique story of pure adversity Tuesday at the Holmes Theatre.

Seventh through 12th grade students from Detroit Lakes and Pelican Rapids listened to guest speaker Terrence Roberts, one of the Little Rock Nine. He broke the mold by becoming one of the first African American students to walk into an all-white school after Brown versus the Board of Education.

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