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Mickey Leland

Mickey Leland (November 27, 1944 - August 7, 1989) was a spokesman for the hungry and poor.

He was born in Lubbock, Texas

He regularly led soup kitchens and and became concerned with the hungry and homeless. He also worked to prevent food aid from being a political tool.

He died in a plane crash in Gambela, Ethiopia during a mission to Fugnido, Ethiopa. A total of 15 people, including Leland, died on the crash.

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