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Statue unveiled in honor of 16th Street Baptist Church bombing victims

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing and yesterday people gathered to see the unveiling of a new statue in honor of the four little girls who were killed.

It's all part of Empowerment Week.

The unveiling took place at Kelly Ingram Park with thousands in attendance.

The statue represents the spirits of the little girls who died in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing fifty years ago.

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