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June 25, 2009

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Billy Freeman on the beach in question

Remembering Bop City

Near Wilmington, N.C., a legal conundrum is pending over who owns a particular piece of beach. The case goes back 150 years in history, and it involves land that was originally purchased by a former slave. The property was passed down through the Freeman family, without a clear paper trail. Now there's a development company that claims it has bought up some of the interests. Billy Freeman joins Dick to talk about the history of the beach, and how they plan to sort out the ownership issues.

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