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From TheGrio.com:

Swimming pools across the country have been filled with children trying to escape the heat, but for two African-American brothers who grew up during the 1950s and 60s, that was never an option.

When John, 91, and Bradford Tatum, 89, first took to the water, public swimming pools didn’t allow blacks, so they were forced to find other options, like swimming in the waters of the Lincoln Memorial in DC, until the park police asked them to leave.

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