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Melba's The Little Rock Nine

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How is it to only have eight true friends through a whole school year? Well, Melba had to go through that. She integrated into an all-white school with eight other African Americans. Furthermore, those eight African Americans were her closest friends for a whole year. All together, they had to face threats and violence at school that she and her friends could never have imagined happening to them.
Melba has eight friends that go to Central High School with her. Her friends are Ernest Green, Terrence Roberts, Jefferson Thomas, Elizabeth Eckford, Thelma Mothershed, Minnijean Brown, Carlotta Wells, and Gloria Ray. Together they were all known as The Little Rock Nine. Ernest Green is a warm and friendly senior. He used to be a part of Melba's
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