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Gerry Bertier
Birth: Aug. 20, 1953
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1981
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA

American Folk Figure. He transferred to T.C. Williams highshool during desegregation in 1971. While at T.C. he joined the football team as a linebacker. The team was undefeated. He was named "Among the Top 100" and was selected by Coach and Athelete magazines as one of the top 100 football players in the nation. On his way home from the banquet dinner he was involved in a automobile accident. He was rendered paralyzed from the waist-down. In the Wheelchair Olympics he went on to win the gold medal in Shot-put. A movie was made about the team "Remember the Titans" depicting the struggle with racism and integration in the 70's. (bio by: Dennis Ison) 

"Football Player"
Mount Comfort Cemetery
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Wakefield 80 2
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Dennis Ison
Record added: Dec 11, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7004152
Gerry Bertier
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Gerry Bertier
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Gerry Bertier
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Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
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