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Spotlight on Lewis Sims and his retirement celebration at American Legion Post 148

Spotlight on Lewis Sims and his retirement celebration at American Legion Post 148

| June 29, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: Next month will be the fifth year anniversary of shining the spotlight on you and the wonderful things that you do, in my column within Frost Illustrated.  Time goes by so fast but I’ve enjoyed every moment of bringing you some joy, beauty, happiness and some […]

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Driving social change: Fort Wayne’s pioneering African American bus drivers

Driving social change: Fort Wayne’s pioneering African American bus drivers

| February 24, 2016

By Betsy Kachmar Special to Frost Illustrated The 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ historic moment of defiance in Montgomery, Ala., when the seamstress famously refused to give up her seat on a city bus to a white passenger, coincides with another milestone in our local public transit history:  Lewis Sims was hired in 1955 as the […]

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