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It's a story that first made.
Headlines back in 2009 now a controversial.
Program and the Clinton is here to talk about it is the a lawsuit involving a Philly area.
Swim club and it's finally getting some closure so how is it turned out on it -- minutes he was more an -- here.
Hey guys gonna get get this story our story -- at sickened some three years of fighting for what these people are calling a civil rights issue but it looks like.
Dozens of children from the Philadelphia based day -- creative steps to were asked not come back to the Huntingdon Valley swim club.
Are being awarded over a million dollars the camp had a contract to use the pool in June of 2009.
And it paid 1950.
Dollars to -- there.
The camp director Althea Wright said when her -- got there are some club members took their children out of the pool.
Some of the campers also said they heard racial slurs coming from the mouths of club members.
And a few days later the club canceled the camps eight -- contract in -- funded its money.
Officials said it was a safety issue because there weren't enough lifeguards for the 65 campers many of whom could not -- The -- as you mentioned Dave that led to a media firestorm.
-- can't get away with just you know -- this blow over.
And that says that media and the people are gonna take notice somewhere going to fight for change here is not something you ever expect to have a -- -- -- -- to grow -- thinking.
Well -- -- -- be accepted here because of my skin -- I heard them say what are they doing here there in April and I'm assuming the -- it means average in Americans because they've pulled their children out of the pool.
Flooding -- valley swim club filed for bankruptcy after the allegations and sold for some one point 46 million dollars at auction -- of 2010.
According to the US Department of Justice the minority children to experience that racial discrimination -- now share the proceeds.
If the agreement is approved by Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Courts.
Connection with the monetary settlement aspect.
It's important to note that for all of the miners who -- under the age be eighteen years old those funds will be held in trust until they're eighteen.
So the money doesn't go to you.
Or anything of that nature it would go to them when they turn eighteen years old this -- the court groups settlement.
-- after court costs are paid campers will get a portion of the money.
So it's all said and bad guys 73 people will be sharing up to one point one million dollars and they're gonna be putting this money.
And to trust for these children so as they age up and become college age hopefully they'll have some some cash to do that.
Look for them -- for that -- good resolution that's.
We'll take -- -- yeah that's an update again we're.
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