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I have 452 stories published in one collection on the site.
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Joseph Xavier Martin

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For Grandchildren Everywhere

Long ago and far away, in a land beneath the clouds, there lived a simple watermelon farmer named Waldo. He was a distant cousin of the famous “Jack...

The Christening

T H E C H R I S T E N I N G The small wooden church is storybook in appearance. It has ornate wooden carvings, with colorful, stained-glass windows...

FIRST COMMUNION

FIRST COMMUNION The chilly winds swept over the Lake Erie ice. The mist and damp, of an overnight cloudburst, lingered and added to the feeling of...
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The 1950's in Buffalo, N.Y.

“ A Piece of the Banner” Chapter II The 1950’s in Buffalo Within the bounds of our ethnic communities in Buffalo lay the further distinctions of...
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A Series of Ethnic Villages

A Piece of the Banner Chapter I A Series of Ethnic Villages It is a place that exists more in the minds of those who live there than anywhere else...

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