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Mississippi Town Reacts to Killen Verdict

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Mississippi Town Reacts to Killen Verdict

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Mississippi Town Reacts to Killen Verdict

Mississippi Town Reacts to Killen Verdict

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The manslaughter conviction of 80-year-old Edgar Ray Killen for the 1964 killings of civil rights workers James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman brings relief to many in Philadelphia, Miss. Townspeople say they have lived too long with the stain of the murders.

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