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December 27th, 2012

The guestbook entries all say how warm and fun he was. And how much he loved his family.

We call his family “the wife” and “the son.”

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December 27th, 2012

Apparently the stepson is a basketball coach at Columbia now.

My dad was a basketball coach. For all the kids in my town growing up and then kind of freelance with youth leagues when he got older. He was a good coach.

December 27th, 2012

Also my brother missed Christmas because he was at the cremation so my mom put all his presents in a box and handed it to him when he came over the next day.

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December 27th, 2012

It doesn’t mention that he got his marriage of thirty years, which produced his three children, annulled so he could marry someone he barely knew.

My mom’s reaction to my dad’s obituary.

December 27th, 2012

Housing segregation in North Brooklyn


1970


2000

Housing segregation in North Brooklyn