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2 Charlottesville, Va., residents remember the 2017 ‘Unite the Right’ rally Five years ago a car slammed into a crowd of counterprotesters. One person was killed and a dozen injured. Lisa Woolfork was in that crowd. She remembers that day with her friend Kendall King-Sellars.

LEILA FADEL, HOST:

Time now for StoryCorps. Five years ago today, hundreds of white nationalists converged on Charlottesville, Va., to protest the removal of a Confederate monument. The Unite the Right rally turned deadly when a car rammed into a crowd of counter-protesters. One person was killed. A dozen others were injured. Fifty-two-year-old Lisa Woolfork was in that crowd. She came to Story Corps to remember that day with her friend and fellow Charlottesville resident Kendall King-Sellars.

LISA WOOLFORK: My grandmother, who was still alive in 2017, was born in 1913, the same year that Harriet Tubman died. And it really galled me……………………………..

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