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Swampscott commemorates Juneteenth at Town Hall

Kyra Metaxatos of Swampscott has her face painted by Angela Owens during Swampscott's Juneteenth commemoration on Thursday. (Spenser Hasak)
SWAMPSCOTT — Hundreds gathered outside Swampscott Town Hall Thursday afternoon for a commemoration of Juneteenth, a federal holiday marking the occasion the final slaves were freed in Texas in 1865. …

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