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Honoring A Community Leader

Sitting with his family Saturday, Robert Pleasant Jr.

Monday, August 09, 1999

Sitting with his family Saturday, Robert Pleasant Jr., left, keeps a handkerchief ready as neighbors, friends and coworkers pay tribute to the 32-year-old president of Operation: Be Proud. For more than two hours, at least 100 people gathered to honor his work with youth and the Ironton community. Mayor Bob Cleary and the Ironton City Council declared Aug. 7 Robert Pleasant Jr. Day.