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Old newspaper clippings reveal secrets about my father

The story from the Aug. 1, 1908, Brooklyn Daily Eagle that goes with the headline above begins this way:  “A merry party of thirteen summer sojourners were returning home on Monday night from a short launch ride when an accident … Continue reading

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Playing the hero could come at a high cost

I came across a Washington Post column this morning that raised the question of why 10 or so passengers in a subway car did nothing while a teenager punched, kicked and stabbed another passenger 30 to 40 times during a … Continue reading

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