Happy Juneteenth!

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There wasn't an internet or cell phones back in those days, so the word had to be sent with the army to ensure it was the correct message and mandate compliance.

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I shall mark it on my calendar for celebration next year. :)

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Linnster Linnster


I shall mark it on my calendar for celebration next year. :)

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Linnster Linnster

I'm glad I finally heard about it! Thanks! (a)

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JanHaskell JanHaskell

Good article. There's been an annual celebration here for more than a quarter of a century. This year's began on the 16th and ends today, the parade started about an hour ago.

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Bozette Bozette

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I had never heard of it, but it sounds like a worthwhile holiday.

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Will_Janitor Will_Janitor OP

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It focuses a great deal on cultural heritage.

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Bozette Bozette

Thanks for sharing.

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StarzAbove StarzAbove

Thanks for posting!

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Masha Masha

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