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Former classmates Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown reconnected at StoryCorps, in Birmingham, Ala., earlier this month, where they talked about their school integrating for the first time. Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps hide caption

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Their School Integrated But Racial Divisions Remained: 'We Missed Knowing Each Other'

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Oak Hill Middle School students say goodbye to METCO students heading back to Boston on the bus. Kieran Kesner for NPR hide caption

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Why Busing Didn't End School Segregation

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Robert Carter (second from left) and other attorneys with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund in 1954. Others (from left to right): Louis L. Redding, Oliver W. Hill, Thurgood Marshall and Spottswood W. Robinson III. AP hide caption

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