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Adrian Walker

Succeeding a legend at Harvard’s Memorial Church

The Rev. Jonathan Walton took a few years to find his way to the pulpit of ­Harvard’s Memorial Church, but his notion of public service formed ­early.

Walton grew up in suburban Atlanta in the 1970s and ’80s, when the civil rights movement and its legacy provided daily lessons about one’s role in the world.

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