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Celebrating 100 years of Orange Mound
ICYMI: Residents gather to celebrate 100 years of Orange Mound
Posted on 05/23/2019
(WMC): Residents and community members gathered Wednesday to celebrate 100 years of the historic Orange Mound community.

"Born and raised in Orange Mound, I went to Melrose from the first grade to the 12th, even had a kindergarten in Orange Mound, Mrs. Sullivan’s Kindergarten,” said David Acey Sr., resident.

David Acey Sr. says that kindergarten education in Orange Mound led him to spending 40 years as a professor at the University of Memphis.

He says he is forever grateful to be a product of Orange Mound.

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