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    People On Twitter Still Don't Get John Lewis Isn't John Lewis

    Not content with confusing him for a department store, people are now crediting him with the civil rights movement. He's taking it with good humor.

    What a difference a day makes.

    On Friday we looked at the misfortune of John Lewis, just a normal guy from Blacksburg, Virginia, who was mistaken for John Lewis, the UK-based retail store.

    In case you missed that story, this is John Lewis of Blacksburg, Virginia.

    John tweets @johnlewis.

    This is Congressman John Lewis, civil rights campaigner.

    Via Twitter: @repjohnlewis

    This John is the Congressional representative for Georgia's fifth district, and tweets @repjohnlewis.

    He gave a speech this weekend at the National Action to Realize the Dream in Washington, marking 50 years since Martin Luther King's speech.

    Lewis also gave a speech that day. He was the youngest person to take the podium.

    Via bu.edu

    And because of that, people are getting confused again.

    We need a march through the south like @johnlewis said, the gerrymandered south. March & register all brothers & sisters!

    Joseph Segal

    @joesegal

    We need a march through the south like @johnlewis said, the gerrymandered south. March & register all brothers & sisters!

    / Via

    John Lewis supports equality, even though people aren't talking about him.

    @joesegal I agree completely, though I think you may have been referring to the wonderful civil rights leader. March on!

    John Lewis

    @johnlewis

    @joesegal I agree completely, though I think you may have been referring to the wonderful civil rights leader. March on!

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    Thank you @JohnLewis for refusing to bow to #VotingRights opponents #MOW50

    Deborah Holmes

    @DeHol

    Thank you @JohnLewis for refusing to bow to #VotingRights opponents #MOW50

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    @DeHol I agree that the recent assault on voting rights is horrific, though I think you may have been referring to the civil rights leader.

    John Lewis

    @johnlewis

    @DeHol I agree that the recent assault on voting rights is horrific, though I think you may have been referring to the civil rights leader.

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    Even Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League, the country's biggest civil rights group, got the two Johns confused.

    Marc Morial

    @MARCMORIAL

    Inspired by words of @johnlewis

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    @MARCMORIAL Fyi.. I think you meant @repjohnlewis

    Danielle Ivory

    @danielle_ivory

    @MARCMORIAL Fyi.. I think you meant @repjohnlewis

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    @MARCMORIAL I am inspiring, though I think the words of the great civil rights leader are even more so. @repjohnlewis

    John Lewis

    @johnlewis

    @MARCMORIAL I am inspiring, though I think the words of the great civil rights leader are even more so. @repjohnlewis

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    CONGRESSMAN @JOHNLEWIS DELIVERS REMARKS AT THE "NATIONAL ACTION TO REALIZE THE DREAM" MARCH AND RALLY http://t.co/4OQnurzDXG

    David Johns

    @MrDavidJohns

    CONGRESSMAN @JOHNLEWIS DELIVERS REMARKS AT THE "NATIONAL ACTION TO REALIZE THE DREAM" MARCH AND RALLY

    http://t.co/4OQnurzDXG

    / Via

    @MrDavidJohns I agree that my remarks are often remarkable, but those of the wonderful civil rights leader are even more so. @repjohnlewis

    John Lewis

    @johnlewis

    @MrDavidJohns I agree that my remarks are often remarkable, but those of the wonderful civil rights leader are even more so. @repjohnlewis

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    Through it all, John Lewis of Virginia has been sanguine about the mistaken identity.

    @tom7p It's all good. I'm now being mistaken for the civil rights leader, too. I wish I had @repjohnlewis class and @johnlewisretail money.

    John Lewis

    @johnlewis

    @tom7p It's all good. I'm now being mistaken for the civil rights leader, too. I wish I had @repjohnlewis class and @johnlewisretail money.

    / Via