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Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin - Fall 2013

IN 1963, “LIFE, LIBERTY, AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS” WASN’T A RIGHT. IT WAS A DESTINATION. IN 1963, “LIFE, LIBERTY, AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS” WASN’T A RIGHT. IT WAS A DESTINATION. In January 1963, George C. Wallace declared, “segregation now… segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!” as he became Governor of Alabama. Before the year ended, Martin Luther King, Jr. had proclaimed, “I have a dream” to hundreds of thousands gathered in Washington, D.C.; and the path to freedom for all Americans had begun. Experience the year that forever transformed our world with 1963: How the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement Changed America and the World, the moving new book by Birmingham News reporter Barnett Wright. In January 1963, George C. Wallace declared, “segregation now… segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!” as he became AVAILABLE THE BIRMINGHAM NEWS THE BIRMINGHAM CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM IN STORES NOW $24.95 415923 Governor of Alabama. Before the year ended, Martin Luther King, Jr. had proclaimed, “I have a dream” to hundreds of thousands gathered in Washington, D.C.; and the path to freedom for all Americans had begun. Experience the year that forever transformed our world with 1963: How the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement Changed America and the World, the moving new book by Birmingham News reporter Barnett Wright. AVAILABLE THE BIRMINGHAM NEWS THE BIRMINGHAM CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM IN STORES NOW $24.95 415923 WOULD YOU HAVE KNOWN? that these ear clips are an early work harvard graduate turned jeweler, who has been referred to as “ The Karl Faberge of the 21st Century” Appraisals • Consultation • Liquidation 2902 18th Street South, Homewood • 205-870-4367 Since the beginning of Civilization, 2201 4th Avenue N. Downtown Birmingham 2201 4th Avenue N. Downtown Birmingham people have interred their loved ones in mausoleums. Burial in a mausoleum crypt was traditionally the choice of royalty and the rich. Mausoleums had long been a demonstration of wealth and power. More recently, private family mausoleums have made it possible for anyone to be interred in a clean, dry private mausoleum and crypts have become affordable for everyone. Many people just dislike the idea of being buried in the ground. Some just prefer burial in an environment protected from the elements of weather and ground. There are many reasons why you would wish to be buried in a mausoleum rather than in the ground. 1. Mausoleums are always clean and neat. No unsightly ground settling, no reseeding necessary. 2. Your loved ones burial crypt is always easy to fi nd with convenient walkways. Your crypt or niche will always be accessible regardless of weather conditions. 3. Interments are less affected by weather. Your loved one’s burial will not be delayed due to frozen ground or snow cover. No wet grass to walk through or stand in. 520 16th Street N. Downtown Birmingham Birmingham Area Books-A-Million 520 16th Street N. Downtown Birmingham Birmingham Area Books-A-Million Jefferson Memorial FUNERAL HOME AND GARDENS 4. No need to pay a separate opening/ closing fee. No need to purchase a cemetery liner or vault, or a memorial monument. Consolidate your cemetery burial choices into one easy purchase. You and your family can be elegantly memorialized in your own Private Family Mausoleum for generations to come. Choose from beautiful intimate personal crypts to impressive walk-in private mausoleums. Your Estate can accommodate a single individual or your entire family. When visiting your family estate, you will reminisce and refl ect in the privacy of your own building, escaping the outside elements. Your Private Family Mausoleum will be personalized with your choice of style and design, as well as the choice of granite colors, stained glass windows, bronze doors, vases and benches. A private family estate is the ultimate tribute to a life well lived! One simple decision; one simple purchase. BN-C227816 OF A WE DID! John Bromberg • Billy Bromberg THE DIAMOND D E A L E R Consider the Many Advantages of Private Family Mausoleum Burial 1591 Gadsden Highway US 11 • Birmingham, Alabama 35235 • (205) 322-0543 • information@jmgardens.com Birmingham Bar Bulletin/ Fall 2013 33


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