Celebrate freedom on Juneteenth!

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Few days are as precious as those few when freedom takes a giant step forward.

Such a day was June 19th, 1865, the day Union troops informed the slaves of Galveston Texas that freedom was not only their unalienable right, but theirs in fact forevermore.

Juneteenth stands proudly alongside other such momentous occasions such as the signing of the Magna Carta, the Mayflower Compact, Independence Day, the adoption of the Constitution, the Emancipation Proclamation, VE Day, VJ day, the toppling of the Berlin Wall and the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe.  (What other days of freedom belong on this list?  Tell us in the comments).

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