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Dr. Linda I. Walden, a third cousin of Jackie Robinson, poses by a portrait of the Dodger, star commemorating the 50th anniversary of his Major League debut, that hangs in her office in Cairo, the town where Robinson was born before his family moved to California a year later.

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'42' brings focus to Jackie Robinson's birthplace

The Hall-of-Famer was born in Cairo in deep Southwest Georgia

The Hollywood retelling of baseball legend and civil rights icon Jackie Robinson's story is coming to theaters on Friday.


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