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Share Your Memories From Freaknik In Atlanta

Freaknik attendees are pictured in Atlanta in 1997.
Freaknik attendees are pictured in Atlanta in 1997.
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Freaknik in Atlanta has a lasting legacy.

The festival, that lasted from 1982 to 1999, started as just a picnic put on by local college students and grew into an event that attracted hundreds of thousands from all over the U.S.

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Before the event fizzled out, attendees got a unique look at the culture of Atlanta and got to see an inside look at the legendary festival.

We want to hear from you about your experiences from the original Freaknik.

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