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Poppa Was a Union Man – a Re-post for Father’s Day

Mom and dad in front of our little bungalow, circa 1957. ┬áThe teenage ghost behind the glass is me. My father was a union man; a member in good standing of the International Hod Carriers, Building and Common Laborers Union … Continue reading

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My Father Would Have Been 98

My father and grandmother – Easter 1943 My father would have been 98 years old on Monday. Not my grandfather or great-grandfather; my father. He never made it to 57. I received a phone call in the middle of a … Continue reading

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