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Marian Wright Edelman
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Reported in Dick Richards, The Art of Winning Commitment: 10 Ways Leaders Can Engage Minds, Hearts, And Spirits (2004), p. 11
Marian Wright Edelman
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The Measure of our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours (2013 edition), Beacon Press - ISBN: 9780807096284
Marian Wright Edelman
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The Measure of our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours (2013 edition), Beacon Press - ISBN: 9780807096284


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Born: June 6, 1939 (age 79)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Activist

Bio: Marian Wright Edelman is an American activist for the rights of children. She is president and founder of the Children's Defense Fund.

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