The Golden Thirteen were the thirteen African American enlisted men who became the first African American commissioned and warrant officers in the United States Navy.
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“...Im thirteen years old, and I think Im at the crossroads of my life. Ive got to make good between now and the time Im twenty, and I have only seven years to do it in. Besides, Im the father of my family and Ive got to earn all the money I can.”
—Mary Pickford (18931979)
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And Charles here rule as he before did reign;”
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