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Georgia town to honor graves of more than 1,100 blacks

In this Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 photo, Tommy Casper, cemetery superintendent, places flags identifying the location of African-Americans who were buried in unmarked graves in the previously segregated Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville, Ga. The previously unmarked graves of more than 1,100 black souls buried in the cemetery will be honored with a memorial to be dedicated Sunday. Recently, the city discovered the extent of the unmarked graves using ground-penetrating radar. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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