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Growing Up in the 50’s: The Corner Store

                  An institution of 1950’s culture was the corner store. It was a predecessor to the modern day convenience store and somewhat similar to the urban bodega. The corner store invariably had … Continue reading

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Growing Up in the 50’s: Christmas Time in Paterson

One of the things that I most looked forward to as a child when Christmas time approached was a night of shopping with my Aunt Ann. My aunt was a wonderful woman who did more nice things for me than I … Continue reading

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