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In Memory of Rev. Lucius Walker

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The Latin America Working Group joins thousands of friends of Rev. Lucius Walker, here and abroad, in expressing our great sense of loss at the death of Rev. Walker – and our tremendous admiration for his life.  A mentor to many, and friend to more, and a tireless worker for justice and peace, Lucius was and remains a model of commitment, dedication, and faith that lives in actions. He inspired, challenged, guided, and led. Through his leadership of IFCO/Pastors for Peace and through his personal sacrifice, he made people aware and added to the throngs of U.S. citizens who work to end the unjust embargo on Cuba and the Cuban people. Cuba was not the only country to benefit from his humanitarianism, but that is where we at LAWG intersected with his charisma and his example. LAWG sends our sincerest sympathies to the family, friends, and co-workers of Rev. Walker. May he rest in peace.

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An obituary cannot capture the life of so large a man, but we share the following with you:

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2010/09/lucius-walker-80-dies-cleric-led-pastors-for-peace-caravan-that-delivers-aid-to-cuba.html#ixzz0ysdzE8iN

http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=218712&Itemid=1

http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=28955