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Dec.08.2012 - 11:04 am
Some compared him to Jack the Ripper, but the Ripper's victims were prostitutes. The Strangler killed ordinary women and he didn't stab them, he raped and strangled them. The...
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Oct.13.2012 - 7:47 am
Laura Stone-Mortimer, Thomas Mortimer IV, and their two young children lived with Laura's mother, Ellen Stone, in Winchester, MA, a suburb of Boston. The Stone women were very...
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Aug.19.2012 - 6:02 pm
Recently I had the honor of introducing Doriot Anthony Dwyer at the Rochester Music Hall of Fame Awards. For 38 years Doriot played principal flute for the Boston Symphony. At the...
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Mar.10.2011 - 12:32 pm
Evelyn Glennie performing
It began with a ringing in her ears. At the age of eight Evelyn Glennie complained of sore ears and hearing loss. Three years later she got a hearing aid, but found it distracting...
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Comments from Susan

Dec.08.2012 - 1:52 pm
In response to: The Boston Strangler? Maybe, maybe not ...
Thanks for your detailed and informative comment, Kati. I agree that the case was incredibly muddled. And as I tried to...
Feb.26.2011 - 10:46 am
In response to: Re: My Favorite novel by an African-American
Yes, Katrina was traumatic, but some good things did come out of it. I hope you'll read the book. A friend gave it to...