Milestones Sep. 1, 1997

DIED. AKIL AL-JUNDI, 56, onetime Harlem street thug who was the lead plaintiff in a class-action lodged by mistreated Attica prisoners and who later became a passionate and respected legal advocate for young criminals; of complications from diabetes; in New York City.

DIED. MARIA ROSA HENSON, 69, the first Filipina to reveal that she had served as a sex slave for Japanese soldiers during World War II; of a heart attack; in Manila. One of 46 "comfort women" who filed suit against Japan in 1993, Henson was among the few who accepted compensation from a private fund and a letter of...

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