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Coming to the Table: Kin of slaves, slave owners gather for conference

By Calvin R Trice Times-Dispatch Staff Writer Monday, January 30, 2006 Joe Hairston, who links his ancestry to a slave on a North Carolina plantation, attends a candlelight service at Long’s Chapel. HARRISONBURG Joe Hairston spent his weekend mingling with descendants of the family that enslaved his ancestors. He came away feeling more hopeful about race rela ...More