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Unity Awards honor 2 deserving East Texans

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

They worked their lives to build a sense of community, and on Thursday, two East Texans were honored.

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Anissa Centers had the honor of emceeing the City of Longview's Eighth Annual Unity Honors Luncheon.

Senator Jack Strong was honored for his political and personal work to encourage his peers to reach across the vast racial divide of the 1960's and 70's.  

Doctor Robert Harper was recognized for the dignity he maintained while working as a dentist, securing care for blacks when they couldn't even enter a whites-only medical facility during normal business hours.

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