Late US Sen Thurmond's Daughter Dies
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The mixed-race daughter of the late U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond has died.
Essie Mae Washington-Williams was 87.
Washington-Williams was the daughter of the one-time segregationist and his family's black maid.
She kept her parentage secret for more than 70 years to avoid damaging his political career.
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