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Mount Dora Topic editor Mabel Norris Reese in 1954

A History of Mount Dora’s News (2)

The Topic gets an editor willing to stand up for the truth at all costs.

Editorial cartoon in The Orlando Sentinel, 1949.
Sheriff Willis McCall stands before the bodies of the two Groveland Boys rape suspects who were shot while being transported back from Death Row in Raiford to Tavares to be retried after the Supreme Court had overturned their conviction, 1951.
Front page of the Mount Dora Topic, 1955, with Reese continuing to advocate for the Platt children
Mabel Reese fighting for “the little people” in 1957.



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