Woman gets library card 73 after being denied

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A 93-year-old woman in North Carolina finally has her library card, more than 70 years after she was denied one.

A 93-year-old woman in North Carolina finally has her library card, more than 70 years after she was denied one.

Pearl Thompson was turned down in 1942, because she was African-American.

She was a college student and was forced to read the book she wanted in the basement, then return it.

Librarians there heard about the story, and said they wanted to right a wrong.

They decided to hold a special ceremony to finally give Thompson her card.

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