BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – The families of four girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing received individual Congressional Gold Medals recently.
A single medal, which was presented Tuesday by members of Congress in Washington, will be displayed at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley died in a bomb blast at the church in 1963.
Duplicate versions of the medal are now on sale through the U.S. Mint.
The medal shows a silhouette of the girls featuring their names and the date of the bombing.
Bronze replicas range in price from $7 to $40.
To buy a replica medal, click here.
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