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A sampling of contributors to ‘Thoughts Along the Way’

Dotty Tobin Sacks

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Dotty Tobin Sacks

Dotty Tobin Sacks

A Dorchester native and formerly of Newton Centre, Sacks, 88, is a retired model.

From her piece, “I Was a Dancer with the USO”: “Many of our shows were put on the night before these boys were being shipped overseas.’’

Rita Fireman

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Formerly of Belmont, Fireman, 88, credits Betty Friedan with spurring her on to a career in medical records at Newton Wellesley Hospital.

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Rita Fireman

From her poem, “Remembering the Feminine Mystique”: “Thank god You came along, / Betty Friedan./ I thought it was only me/ that was going crazy.”

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