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Better Late Than Never


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Ten million dollars have been included in Gov. Pat McCrory's 2013 budget for survivors of the North Carolina Eugenics Board Program. This program involuntarily sterilized state citizens between 1929 and 1974, 2,944 of those victims expected to be alive today. Of the allocated funds, $50,000 is to be awarded to each victim with remaining money to open a foundation for further counseling.
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