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June 16, 2010 6:30 PM

Reformed Klansman plays leading role in Gulf cleanup

George Malvaney says he shed his Ku Klux Klan membership and his abortive career as a mercenary by the time he walked out of federal prison, never looking back, two days before his 23rd birthday in July 1982. Today, Malvaney is a key player in the protection and cleanup of Mississippi's shoreline as oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's Deepwater Horizon well.

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