NC sterilization victims urge fair compensation –

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina sterilization victims and their families gave impassioned pleas to the Governor’s Eugenics Compensation Task Force Wednesday after listening to a wide-ranging discussion on potential award amounts in the $10,000 to $20,000 range.

Lela Dunston of Wake County, who was sterilized at age 13, was among several in the audience who asked to speak to the task force Wednesday as it tried to wrap up its two-hour meeting.

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