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Happy Labo(u)r Day

It was the end of the long Labor Day weekend following the yearly jaunt to Québec, Canada. Pop and his five brothers rented a space for an amusement booth—a big, annual, family tradition—at the St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Regional Labour Day Fair. They … Continue reading

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Death Averted By An Angel: Next to Conclusion

Gazing out the back window of a noisy, smelly, exhaust-spewing bus up Sixth Avenue, I couldn’t help but marvel at the myriad of asphalt-covered lanes of moving traffic, filled with other buses, speeding autos, blaring horns, and zigzagging taxis; hearing … Continue reading

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Death Averted by an Angel: Part Two

My first time in the Big Apple had been a couple of years prior to the Radio City Music Hall melee. During the original excursion, my father drove us there in his beloved green-and-white, two-tone automobile: a ’55 Chevy Bel … Continue reading

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