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James Brown: His Legacy to the Community

Celebrates the achievements of popular soul music performer James Brown and his impact on his hometown, Augusta. Brown participates in public service activities such as a stop-the-violence program, a literacy program, and Thanksgiving dinners. He also helps provide toys for needy children at Christmas and bicycles for children throughout the year. Brown hosts a birthday bash to thank the community for its support.

Originally submitted by: Charlie Norwood, Representative (10th District).

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