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A Mountain Oasis Gave Black Families Summer Escape

Fresh air, the smell of pine trees, the sounds of birds chirping and brooks babbling — all of these have helped American city-dwellers unwind for generations. But in the era of Jim Crow segregation, nature's calm also gave African-Americans a temporary respite from racism and discrimination. http://goo.gl/D7A3m5 #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR

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