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Remembering Wayne Curry

Former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry died Wednesday after a bout with cancer. Curry grew up in Prince George's - and his tenure as the county's first black executive coincided with its rise as the most affluent majority black county in the United States. Kojo explores Curry's legacy with local officials, including Parris Glendening - a former governor of Maryland and the man who preceded Curry in county office.

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