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Making Angie Cry – For V.J. Day

Everyone was so happy that day,  I didn’t know why they were happy but I was happy too.  I rode on daddy’s shoulders down 13th avenue, passed the Endicott theater, the waving and happy people kissing in the street. Grandma … Continue reading

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Cover Girl

Staring darkly in the mirror wishing she was very little so if she fell and skinned her knee daddy would be there to say don’t worry honey it’s ok he’d kiss and cover-up the boo boo. And when she got to be … Continue reading

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Mary and Danny – A Love Story for Mother’s Day

by toritto Mary (center) with her girl friends in Central Park just before having to leave the orphanage – in her orphanage clothes – the date in her own hand. It was 1941 and Mary was sitting on the curb at 77th street … Continue reading

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