Tessie Carpenter, president of the West Southern Pines Civic Club, was there, too.She
was 16 and living in New York.Her
grandmother worked to send her
needed to make the overnight trip in a church-sponsored bus.
grandchildren with her
to the Southern Pines march every year.Nine-year-old Jaynen Taylor walked with the banner.She
held a baby as she
rode in the back of a red convertible for the march.It is important, she
said, for young people to be involved.