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Photo courtesy of William Downey Mattie Coleman was a native American raised by a well-to-do white familly on the west side of the railroad tracks in Corsicana. When she married Will Coleman, an African American, she defied her family and friends. They eventually moved east of the tracks to raise their large family.

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