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The Grandmother of Juneteenth and the Dallas Ft. Worth community walked 2.5 miles Saturday morning.

Her annual walk was representation of how long it took for Texas slaves to be notified they we free two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1865.

Check out Ms. Opal Lee’s Juneteenth Celebration in Ft. Worth, Texas.

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