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Farewell, Uncle Tommy

One of my uncles passed away yesterday at 97 years old. In my family he was always “Uncle Tommy,” Thomas C. Brady of Lowell, raised along the Concord River and longtime resident of Centralville. He was in the US Navy in WWII, serving in the Atlantic and Pacific on ships…

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Armenian Genocide begins: April 24, 1915

Armenian Genocide begins: April 24, 1915 By Mimi Parseghian Today is the 102nd anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian Genocide.  It was in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 24, 1915, that close to 300 Armenian leaders and intellectuals were arrested in the city of Constantinople (now Istanbul). …

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