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Nestor told me that when Council was ordered to bring the Truck Ferry through Port

Nestor told me that when Council was ordered to bring the Truck Ferry through Port, they held an exclusive meeting of ‘stakeholders’ at the Gorge Inn in Harbor Town to plan strategy. Uncle Claude had to persuade Harbor Town residents that although four hundred trucks a day, engines idling, would be routed through the Ghetto, Harbor Town would be untouched, like a virgin for the very first time. Well Harbor Town didn’t buy it, and Uncle Claude got an earful…

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Turned out that one of the things she did was like, Art Therapy.

Turned out that one of the things she did was like, Art Therapy. Unfortunately she wasn’t showing me her etchings; rather, portraits of men and women in acrylic Day-Glo colors with text running around the air over the head of the subject. Like for a chick it might say, “Bessie lies between William and Maude.” and Bessie might have a bit of a smile on her lips. That might not do much for you, but William was the street we…

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Then mother steps forward to address the assembled.

Then mother steps forward to address the assembled. The program tells me that she is thirty-two, which is old for a first-time mother around here. Dad is lurking behind her as though to perform ventriloquism: “It’s very hard to give up my babies after all this time. But it’s something we have to do. All I ask is that Chrissie and Karen not be split up. That would be terrible, because they are so close. They seem to know what…

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