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Passion drives effort to preserve history, search for roots

Sarah Sankaouskas, left, secretary and curator, and Candice McKnight, president and CEO of the African-American Historical and Geneological Society of Colorado Springs, are researching the history and roots of local African Americans. The two were pictured Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, in the society's museum in the Westside Community Center at the old Buena Vista School in Old Colorado City. Photo by CHRISTIAN MURDOCK/The Gazette