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Seeking peace through music and legendary lyrics

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 00:57
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DOAKSVILLE — Before the American Civil War had ground to a close in 1865, Wallace Willis and his bride, Minerva, both slaves and survivors of the Choctaw Nation Trail of Tears to Indian Territory that followed the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek — had spent many hours working for their master Britt Willis in the cotton fields of Southeast Oklahoma. On many occasions, Uncle Wallace, as he was…

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