Four words that changed Texas history

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Posted on June 19, 2009 at 12:00 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 16 at 6:00 PM

Friday marks Juneteenth. It commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in 1865. U.S. were freed in 1863, but it wasn't until two years later that they knew about it. Gary Reaves looks at the historic document that proclaimed the shift.

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