Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Ebola ward
Ebola
Image by CDC Global Health
New Ebola isolation ward in Lagos, Nigeria with upgraded facilities readied for patients.

Photographer: Bryan Christensen.

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Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council.
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