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July 5, 2001
Woman turns 101 as United States turns 225
[Times photo: Dirk Shadd]
Amid jazzy numbers from the 23 Skiddo band Wednesday, residents at the Sunrise at North Shore assisted-living facility strutted around the center's recreation room in red, white and blue party hats and feasted on barbecue in celebration of the nation's independence.
Bill Maxwell
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My column of last Wednesday about local folks, including myself, not supporting the Devil Rays, generated a lot of mail and telephone calls.

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