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Mary McLeod Bethune (born Mary Jane McLeod) was the 15th among the 17 children of former slave parents in Mayesville, South Carolina. She was an author, teacher, an American Civil Rights Leader and she established the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls wherein she served as the schools president.

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