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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Oct 17, 2016

Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that led to legalization of same-sex marriage across the county, will be honored with an award given to those that better their communities. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati will present him its Everyday Freedom Hero Award at a ceremony on Oct. 22. The center’s president has praised Obergefell as “a champion of civil rights.” The Greeneville Sun has the Associated Press story.