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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    De Kirkpatrick (right) talks about shared family history with former Myers Park classmate Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick (left) in a classroom at Myers Park High School.
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    De Kirkpatrick's senior yearbook photo. Scanned from the 1966 Mustang/Myers Park High School yearbook
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    De Kirkpatrick (99) on the Myers Park soccer team. Scanned from the 1966 Mustang/Myers Park High School yearbook
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    The 1966 Mustang/Myers Park High School -
    De Kirkpatrick playing for the Myers Park tennis team. Scanned from the 1966 Mustang/Myers Park High School yearbook
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    De Kirkpatrick (rear, center-left) in a group shot of the Myers Park Latin Club; he was the club vice president. Scanned from the 1966 Mustang/Myers Park High School yearbook
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    Myers Park's Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick (29) had a combination of size, speed and strength that made tackling him difficult.
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    Myers Park running back Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick (29) was a dangerous runner in the open field.
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    Myers Park running back Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick (29) was a dangerous runner in the open field.
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    The first installment of the "Breaking Through" series as it appeared in the Feb. 24, 2013, edition of The Charlotte Observer.
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