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1894 Puck magazine cover shows a well-dressed old man wearing a top hat and spats, lying on his back, bouncing the earth on his feet. A doctor's bag is in the foreground next to a weeping cherub.

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Should Virginia Compensate for Dark Days of Eugenics?

Del. Patrick Hope (D-44) asks governor and General Assembly to form a task force.

The number of victims is unknown in Virginia’s system of forced sterilization, a dark chapter that stretched from the 1920s into the 1970s.


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