Sunday, December 14, 2003

She picked a great day to break her silence 

Woman Claims Thurmond As Father
Proof Is Forthcoming, Black Retiree Says

A 78-year-old retired Los Angeles schoolteacher said she is breaking a lifetime of silence to announce that she is the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of former U.S. senator James Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.), once the nation's leading segregationist. In an interview, the woman said that Thurmond privately acknowledged her as his daughter and provided financial support since 1941.
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