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Seniors find catharsis in telling their stories

One woman worked on the atomic bomb; another danced for the troops in shows with such stars as Jimmy Durante and Lucille Ball.

A veteran school administrator confesses to shoplifting a toy soldier as a little girl to join a neighborhood gang. Remembering her first Passover, a poet describes peering into tanks at the fishmonger and asking, “Which one is the gefilte fish?”

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