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By JENNIFER RAYMOND
On Aug. 27, 1956, history was made in the small town of Clinton — history that would lay the ground work for the future.
On that day, 12 high school students said a prayer and then made the long trek down Broad Street and Foley Hill to the front of Clinton High School to become the first African American students to walk through those doors.
They were also the first black students to attend an all-white public high school in the South.
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