Posts Tagged “Stephen O’Connor”

July 19, 1969

July 19, 1969 By Steve O’Connor   Saturday night. Jack Lee stopped at the corner of Westford and Coral and leaned against the street sign. “Out of shape,” he muttered. He should never have taken the desk job at the Post Office. Up until five years ago, and for the…

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Stephen O’Connor: Over-the-Hill Soccer

The Over-the-Hill Soccer League (2005) By Stephen O’Connor On Sunday morning, August 28th, some three thousand-five hundred soccer players, ranging in age from 30 to 70 kicked off the Fall 2005 season of The New England Over-the-Hill Soccer League. The men make up one hundred and ninety-six soccer teams from…

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Stephen O’Connor: A New Story

IN ST. PATRICK’S  by Stephen O’Connor . “Do you believe in ghosts?” his wife had once asked. “Oh yes,” he answered, “ghosts are everywhere.” The empty church is full of ghosts. They huddle in the pews, immigrants whispering fervent prayers and American-born families who had inherited the faith of their…

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