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2017 Griot Award recipient Maj. Gen. Gary Cooper still inspires - Lagniappe Mobile
Retired Maj. Gen. Gary Cooper remembers many things from his youth in Mobile. The poor neighborhood, the dusty dirt roads and the segregated Catholic school he attended called St. Peter Claver. It was there he heard the words that would help define his military career. While a student at the all-black school, a Dominican nun …