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Giles Penny Saver Store was located in what is now a residence. Giles was a neighborhood store located adjacent to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Giles. On May 1, 1965, the store was firebombed as retribution for the Giles's participation in the local branch of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The store was not destroyed, however, and the Giles operated it until 1988.
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