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  • Sunday Mar 15 | via NewsOK.com 

    Oklahoma City civic leader Stanton Young dies at age 87

    Stanton L. Young, a civic leader who led in the creation of the Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and is widely credited with peacefully resolving one of the worst racial flare-ups in city history in the late 1960s, died early Sunday after an extended illness. He was 87. Stanton L. Young, a civic leader who led in the creation of the Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and is widely credited with peacefully resolving one of the worst racial flare-ups in city history in the late 1960s, died early Sunday after an extended illness.

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