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Polish Triangle losing its ethnic identity

As older residents die, younger ones move to suburbs

On certain evenings long ago, neighbors would pour out of the nearby triple-deckers on Dorchester Avenue and walk to the Polish American Citizen Club to revel all night. Weekends were a whirl.

In party clothes and lipstick, they or their kin had been among the tides of Polish immigrants that swept ashore in South Boston and Dorchester after each of the world wars.

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