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Woonsocket, Rhode Island: You Can’t Scare Me I’m Sticking to the Union

Sept. 27, Woonsocket, R.I. – Yesterday, all I knew of Woonsocket was that baseball Hall of Famer Napoleon Lajoie was born here. That was a while ago (1874). Ninety-seven years after Larry Lajoie made his debut on this mortal coil, … Continue reading

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