"None of us were saints. Saints count not have survived the rigors of the movement, could not have accomplished what we accomplished in so short a time. We were flesh-and-blood human beings, men and women. We got involved with the most pressing issue of our day; we got our hands dirty with the labors of social change. We associated with racists and white supremacists. We negotiated and compromised with people who opposed everything we were trying to achieve. We were flawed and imperfect and we fell far short of the glory of God. But we changed America. And we did it without harming anyone, except (maybe) ourselves." Ambassador Andrew Young from his book "An Easy Burden"
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