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    Lee Randles, left, and Clark Morgan, both of Holland, and Jim Proctor of Toledo speak with Juneteenth chairman Arnyka Harris of Toledo in Swan Creek Metropark.

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    Runners and walkers at the start of the race.

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    Ajani Hammack, 7, left, shows Patricia Hogue some of the photos he took during the events.

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Lee Randles, left, and Clark Morgan, both of Holland, and Jim Proctor of Toledo speak with Juneteenth chairman Arnyka Harris of Toledo in Swan Creek Metropark.

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Lee Randles, left, and Clark Morgan, both of Holland, and Jim Proctor of Toledo speak with Juneteenth chairman Arnyka Harris of Toledo in Swan Creek Metropark. The 5th U.S. Colored Troop Co., a Civil War re-enactment group in the Toledo area, held demonstrations in recognition of Juneteenth, a celebration of the end to slavery in the United States. The local chapter of Jack and Jill of America also held a 5K run/walk.

 

 

 

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Runners and walkers at the start of the race.

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Runners and walkers at the start of the race. The Toledo Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., holds its inaugural Juneteenth 5K Run/Walk in Swan Creek Metropark in Toledo, Ohio on June 21, 2014.

 

 

 

 

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Ajani Hammack, 7, left, shows Patricia Hogue some of the photos he took during the events.

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Ajani Hammack, 7, left, shows Patricia Hogue some of the photos he took during the events.

 

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