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Freedom Days 2008
Juneteenth Celebration at Stringfellow Orchards
by Jim and Lynda Guidry
Sunday, June 15, 2008

Hundreds of people turned out for the Third Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Stringfellow Orchards in Hitchcock.

The event featured reenactments of historical events, including a presentation to the children by Harriet Tubman, portrayed by Melissa Waddy Thibodeaux. Listen  RealPlayer  MP3

Samuel Collins III, co-founder of the event with his wife Doris, asked some of the senior citizens to tell stories of their youth in America. Listen  RealPlayer   MP3

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