Schlosser, Jim

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"Jim Schlosser was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, on January 5, 1943. He graduated from Page High School in 1961 and later attended Guilford College, earning a degree in English in 1965. After a brief stint in University of North Carolina's School of Journalism, he enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve, serving six months of active duty. Upon his return to Greensboro in 1967, he was hired by the Greensboro Record, for whom he covered feature stories regarding political rallies and local racial unrest. Schlosser has received several journalism awards and other honors, including the first Unsung Hero Award presented by the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation in 2004, and the Alumni Excellence Award from Guilford College in 1997." --From Greensboro VOICES Biography, "Schlosser, Jim" accessed 9 October 2008, http://library.uncg.edu/depts/archives/civrights/detail-bio.asp?bio=100

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