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Tuskegee Airman Sgt. dies at age 97

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One of the Tuskegee Airmen has passed away.

Tuskegee Airman Sgt. Thomas Austin died on Jan. 25 at the age of 97.

The East Cleveland resident was part of the group of African-American pilots who fought in World War II.

Sgt. Austin was also among the Airmen who received Congressional Gold Medals from President Bush in 2007.

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