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Tourists take in the city

Aaron Al-Wali of Memphis takes his hat off to his birthplace, Vicksburg, and the Mississippi River as his girlfriend, Carla Lewis, videos the event at the Mississippi River overlook off Washington Street Monday. Al-Wali said he moved from Vicksburg at age 6 and was making the home movie to show friends and relatives what the area looks like now. (Melanie Duncan ThortisThe Vicksburg Post)