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Former Klansmen Pray With Black Leaders

<i> United Press International</i>

Three former Ku Klux Klansman linked to a violent clash with black marchers 11 years ago held hands and prayed with several of the march leaders Saturday in a session designed to promote brotherly love.

Joseph Lowery, president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and four other black leaders met with the former klansmen as part of a settlement of a lawsuit stemming from a bloody confrontation between the KKK and black marchers in Decatur, Ala., in 1979.

Four men--two blacks and two whites--were wounded by gunfire.


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