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Four generations of the William “Buddy” Evans family gather at the Barrett Branch Library on Aug. 19 to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the 1939 Alexandria Library Sit-In. Seated in front are Evans’ daughters Joyce Angela Evans Jackson, center, and Beverly Wanzer, right, surrounded by children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.

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