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A Regular Boy - Robert Starke

Thursday, May 29 2014 8:59 AM

I was born May 2, 1906 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, a textile mill town, about 255 miles north of Boston. In our family, we had my father, my mother, and five children. One of the children actually lived and died before I was born. She died at the age of two of spinal meningitis, which was quite prevalent, although they don't have it so much now. There wasn't much they could do with it...

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