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Jesse Jackson takes a quick breath before heading out on day two of his Dallas tour that will end with a meeting with AT&T national executives at the local headquarters.

Jesse Jackson takes a quick breath before heading out on day two of his Dallas tour that will end with a meeting with AT&T national executives at the local headquarters.

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