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The subject of this article pertains to the canon of the Forrest Gump film but not the novel.

Template:Reallife-canon George Corley Wallace, Jr. was the Governor of Alabama for two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms: from 1963-1967, 1971-1979, and 1983-1987. In the Forrest Gump film, he is seen during his famous Stand in the Schoolhouse Door at the University of Alabama. Later, his assassination attempt is also discussed: it was not successful, but he was left paralyzed.