Senator Thurmond Backed Racial Segregation – But When He Died A Startling Secret Emerged

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Image: US Gov / Harper Perennial via Daily Mail

In 2003 American senator Strom Thurmond passed away peacefully in his sleep. At 100 years old, the recently retired politician had been the House’s oldest active member, finally giving up his seat just six months before his death. But while large parts of America mourned his loss, they had no idea that Thurmond had taken a scandalous secret to his grave.

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