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Sen. Orrock Recognized at University of Mary Washington Tribute to Dr. James Farmer

ATLANTA (November 19, 2013) – Sen. Nan Grogan Orrock (D-Atlanta) was awarded the prestigious Monroe Medal by the President and Board of Visitors of the University of Mary Washington (UMW) in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  A 1965 alumna of UMW, Sen. Orrock joined the historic March on Washington, launching her participation in the civil rights movement. The award recognizes her continued role as a civil rights activist and her long career in Georgia state government.   (more…)