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This past weekend, someone threw eggs at the statues of the 12 students who desegregated Clinton High School in 1956 that stand in front of the Green McAdoo Museum.
On Saturday afternoon, the Clinton Police Department was called at about 5 p.m. to the museum that pays tribute to those students—and tells the story of the South’s first desegregated public high school. Officers made contact with a woman who said she had come to visit the museum, not realizing it closed at 4 p.m., and had noticed the vandalism to the statues.
Officers found several broken egg shells near the statues and dried egg yolk on some of the sculpture, as well as evidence that at least one of the eggs had hit the building itself. It is not clear exactly when the vandalism occurred, and at this time there are no suspects.
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