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Power of written word enshrined
Portal High dedicates Freedom Shrine of historic documents
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Portal Mayor Larry Motes takes a closer look at the Freedom Shrine at Portal High School after Tuesday's unveiling ceremony.
American history came alive Tuesday inside the new Portal Middle/High School during a special ceremony to dedicate a "Freedom Shrine." The Statesboro Exchange Club donated the Freedom Shrine, which consists of 26 exact replicas of some of the most important documents in American History, from the Declaration of Independence to the formal surrender of the Imperial Japanese Army. It is a permanent installation of documents that emphasize freedom and liberty.
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