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Saturday, April 26, 2014

3rd post on the Battle of Flowers Parade in downtown SA, 4-25

Crowd & more participants

1 comment:

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Jimmy Walker was born in New York City's Greenwich Village on June 19, 1881, the son of an Irish immigrant, who later became political shaker and mover in Tammany Hall. Walker attended Xavier High School, which is a military school in Manhattan, and later New York Law School.

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