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Final Resting Place

I just noticed that Rose Parks is being buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit, which is where my mother and two of my grandparents are buried and where my father eventually will lay to rest. As the final resting place for many famous Detroiters of both races (Fords, Dodges, Motown musicians) as well as ordinary Detroiters (the Millers), it strikes me as a fitting last stop for a small lady with a big legacy.

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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