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Jack Hadley poses in front of an original copy of the Pittsburgh Courier, the African-American newspaper of its era, with a headline that reads "Jackie Mobbed By Fans," in his Black History Museum in Thomasville. Hadley says he believes "42" will bring Robinson's story to a new generation.

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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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