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Philadelphia Sets World Record for "Longest Soul Train Line"

by Kim-Thao Nguyen
We knew it would happen. But we didn't realize how good we'd look while doing it. Photos by Kim-Thao Nguyen

Only Philly can jump back in time to set a world record. On February 13 hundreds of locals decked out in their finest 'fros and mink coats gathered at the Art Museum steps to honor Soul Train creator and host, Don Cornelius, with an attempt to create the World's Longest Soul Train Line. Much to no one's surprise and everyone's confident prediction, Philly did it, with 327 participants including the Honorable Mayor Nutter.

Check out's highlights from a day that could have been a blast from the past, but will forever remain a sweet victory for a city with so much soul.

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