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Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman (born June 6, 1939) is an American activist for the rights of children. She is president and founder of the Children's Defense Fund.

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    Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
    Marian Wright Edelman (20th century)

    Panting, begging I clutched childlike, clutched to the hot sides of
    death.
    Now I am dry bones and my face a stony skull staring in yellow
    surprise at the sun. . . .
    —Richard Wright (1808–1860)

    Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
    —Marian Wright Edelman (20th century)