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American St. Nick- A True Story In War Time

With Veteran’s Day coming up on Friday, author, Peter Lions goes back in time and tells the story of a group of American GI’s who brought Christmas to the tiny town of Wiltz, Luxembourg during the darkest days of World War Two…right before the Battle of the Bulge. Canton, Connecticut’s Peter Lion revives the true story Read more…

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A Footnote Leads To Reprinting A Secret Diary From A Concentration Camp

In 2010, Timothy Boyce, an attorney from North Carolina, was reading a memoir about one of the youngest survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. In that book were details about the man who saved his life and his name was Odd Nansen. Boyce learned that Nansen, a Norwegian, had kept a diary which spanned his 3-and-and-a half Read more…

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The Secrets of Northriam Hill

At first glance this mansion on the highest point in Madison, Connecticut looks kind of spooky, reminiscent to me of a kind of “Dark Shadows” place called Collinwood where vampires in the 1960’s soap opera lived. You remember Barnabus Collins don’t you? The place isn’t scary at all, but it does have a past. Currently  Read more…

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