Leah Reeb Varela

Leah Reeb Varela is the granddaughter of Rev. James Reeb, the Unitarian minister who was fatally beaten during the 1965 marches in Selma. Her father, John, was 13 years old when his father will killed. Leah and her Aunt Anne recall the effects of the murder on their family, the compassion and justice-focused activism of Rev. Reeb during his lifetime, and his legacy of love.

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