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Musings on a Catholic upbringing

I went to a Catholic elementary school in Brooklyn, New York, from 1966 to 1973.  My neighborhood was almost exclusively Catholic: Lebanese, Syrians, Kurds, Italians, Irish and a few Puerto Ricans.  People with names like Khoury, Kurdy, Kawas, Bagley, Moury, … Continue reading

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