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Vol. 8, No. 4: Ghosts

Front Porch: Ghosts

by Harry L. Watson

“I bleakly recognized a haunt from my own family.”

When I first began to read a lot of American history, I thought the tales and the personalities were fascinating but still remote. Whether the subject was the space race or the Salem witches, nobody I knew seemed directly involved or especially kin to me. For many people, history is the most boring subject in school, but for me it was lots of neat but distant stories.

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