Opal Lee, now 89, at this year’s Juneteenth.
Opal Lee, now 89, at this year’s Juneteenth. Paul Moseley pmoseley@star-telegram.com
Opal Lee, now 89, at this year’s Juneteenth. Paul Moseley pmoseley@star-telegram.com

For Opal Lee, 89, Juneteenth is more than a license plate

October 17, 2015 04:21 PM

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