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A trip back in time on the Orphan Train

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KPLC's Cynthia Arceneaux is working on a special report on the Orphan Train, a fascinating piece of American history. On Monday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., travel back in time with Cynthia and learn about the train and its influence on the lives of Louisianans. Cynthia will travel to Opelousas, the home of the Louisiana Orphan Train Museum. Meanwhile, browse this page and learn more about the train and the museum. More>>

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