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5 Worst Fires in New England History

A devastating fire can not only take lives but also leave its survivors forever changed. Here are five unforgettable tragic fires in New England history.

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The Yankee Flier | Amelia Earhart

In April 1928, a phone call came into the Denison Settlement House, a neighborhood resource center in Boston’s China-town. The caller was looking for a 30-year-old staffer named Amelia Earhart, who at first begged off, saying she was busy. But after being told it was important, she picked up the phone. And what she heard […]

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