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"The Roots of Juneteenth" - Galveston, TX

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Every year, visitors to Galveston Island "come on home where it all began" to celebrate one of the largest Juneteenth celebrations in the country! Did you know Juneteenth -- a holiday now celebrated in more than 40 states -- began in Galveston, Texas? Galveston holds the distinction of being the place the last slaves in the United States were freed. Find out more in this short video and don't forget to visit www.galveston.com/juneteenth!