from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fossil hominid specimen found in south-central Africa, previously classed as a distinct species but now generally regarded as an archaic example of Homo sapiens.
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Eighty-year years ago this same weekend, brave World War I veterans and coal miners endured bombings by hired coal company thugs to march on and liberate the same Logan County residents in West Virginia from the stranglehold of union-denying Big Coal.
Eighty-year old Harry Young protested racist vandalism on his land, trying to get the world to pay attention to his plight and the plight of hundreds of black and white farmers nationwide.
Eighty-year - old Carl Muscarella (ph), whom you saw there, used to be a police officer, and he got one of the attackers in a choke hold and wouldn't let go until the police arrived.
Eighty-year - old Edgar Ray Killen is accused of being the mastermind in the murders of three civil rights workers 41 years ago today.
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