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In this April 26, 2004, photo, Cheryl Robinson, center, and her two daughters, Desiree Marks, left, and Tamara Kamara read a map outlining various landmarks at Wounded Knee, S.D. Ray Robinson, Cheryl's husband and Desiree and Tamara's father, is believed to have been killed at the site during a standoff between the American Indian Movement and federal agents in 1973.

Widow of civil rights activist who disappeared in Wounded Knee, S.D.,wants him home

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- When civil rights activist Ray Robinson arrived at Wounded Knee in April 1973 to stand alongside Native Americans in their fight against social injustice, he excitedly called his wife back home and told her, "This could be the spark that lights the prairie fire."

"No, it's not. Come home. Please come home," his wife, Cheryl Buswell-Robinson, recalled begging of him.

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