Death of Lawrence Guyot

July 17, 1939 - November 22, 2012
Mount Rainier, Maryland | Age 73

Civil rights leader dies at 73
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawrence Guyot, a civil rights leader who survived jailhouse beatings in the Deep South in the 1960s and went on to encourage generations to get involved, has died. He was 73.

Guyot had a history of heart problems and suffered from diabetes, and died at home in Mount Rainier, Maryland, his daughter Julie Guyot-Diangone said late Saturday. She said he died sometime Thursday night; other media reported he passed...

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