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Chapel Hill activist remembered 20 years after murder

Twenty years ago, Americans were at odds over war in the Persian Gulf. All across the nation, demonstrations of protest and patriotism grew as troops departed by the thousand to fight overseas. Here in the Triangle, Bob Sheldon's voice could be heard loud and clear protesting the war. He owned the Internationalist Bookstore on Rosemary Street and was well known in the area for his activism.