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Happy Birthday, Gwen Carr!

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 16: Gwen Carr, Eric Garner's mother, delivers remarks during a march commemorating the two year anniversary of Eric Garner's death with on July 16, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Garner died in July 2014 after New York City police placed him in a chokehold during what police said began with him selling loose cigarettes. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

A very special birthday wish is in order for Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner.

For those who don’t know, Ms. Gwen Carr is a member of Mother’s of The Movement, an alliance of mothers whose unarmed children have been killed by law enforcement in recent years. These women will have a special presentation at this year’s Triumph Awards, which is set to air on Sunday, October 2 at 7/6c.