In this photo, Elwin Wilson, left, and Friendship Nine member Willie McCleod, right, look over pictures from civil rights incidents in Rock Hill, S.C., in the 1960s. The criminal record on Wednesday was erased for the nine black men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago.
In this photo, Elwin Wilson, left, and Friendship Nine member Willie McCleod, right, look over pictures from civil rights incidents in Rock Hill, S.C., in the 1960s. The criminal record on Wednesday was erased for the nine black men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago. Andy Burris The Associated Press
In this photo, Elwin Wilson, left, and Friendship Nine member Willie McCleod, right, look over pictures from civil rights incidents in Rock Hill, S.C., in the 1960s. The criminal record on Wednesday was erased for the nine black men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago. Andy Burris The Associated Press

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