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Cheers! It's Texas Independence Day!

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) -

Today is Texas Independence Day, the celebration of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

On this day in 1836, Texas declared independence from Mexico and created the Republic of Texas.

March 2 also marks Texas Flag Day and Sam Houston day. 

Several people posted on social media today to pronounce their love for the Lone Star State.

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