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Tuskegee Airman to be Laid to Rest

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Cleveland, OH (WOIO) - One of the last original Tuskegee Airmen has died.

86-year old Sgt. James Travis passed away late last month in his Cleveland home.

Travis is seen here, third from the left. This was in 2007 after he and three other airmen just received Congressional Gold Medals from President Bush.

Funeral services for Travis are Thursday morning at Antioch Baptist Church.

Travis leaves behind a wife, one son, three grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and a brother.

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