Tribute to 4 Little Girls and the 1963 Birmingham 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

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Today marks the day of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing in Birmingham Alabama. The bombing took place on September 15, 1963. The 4 little girls who’s names have become well known from this incident were: Addie Mae Collins, 14; Denise McNair, 11; Carole Robertson, 14; and Cynthia Wesley; 14
ap_birmingham_bombings_girls_nt_130425_blog The 4 girls were posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by Congress on the 50th Anniversary of the event last year.
Please take a moment to remember this day to reflect on these young ladies who lost their lives, and their family and friends; as it is a moment in History that should never be forgotten.

“I Can’t Think Of Sunday” written by Joe DeFilippo and performed by the R.J. Phillips Band, a group of Baltimore studio musicians. Joe DeFilippo: vocals, acoustic guitar, bass guitar; Sue Tice: fiddle; Bill Phelan: mandolin, pedal steel; Leslie Darr, background vocals; Bill Pratt: drums, organ, background vocals. Produced & recorded by: Bill Pratt @ the Bratt Studio, Baltimore,MD.

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2 thoughts on “Tribute to 4 Little Girls and the 1963 Birmingham 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

  1. They are so young and not guilty. They are like my little daughter. I’m sure their parents will miss them forever and never forget this accident entire of their life. I can feel what they feel.

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