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Broomtail
Will Block, Sr.
Sarah Jane Block
Lucky Stiffs
Ruhr Area
Bootlegging
Suckersville
Simmerath
Gambling
Sarge
Big Tooth
Needy
Cemetery
River Rat Boys
Skunk
Depression
Bootlegging
Pranks
Spooky

Articles About My Family and Myself

My Family

bulletBroomtail: I Remember My Brother Broomtail
bulletWill Block, Sr. my father
bulletSarah Jane Block my mother
bulletLucky Stiffs: I Remember “The Lucky Stiffs”
bulletRuhr Area
bulletBootlegging: Area’s history of bootlegging soared during Prohibition
bulletSuckersville: My dad and I once got stuck in Suckersville
bulletSimmerath: Christmas week In Simmerath--the baptism of fire of the 309th Infantry Regiment.
bulletGambling: Foxy advice on gambling serves well
bulletSarge: Sorry, Sarge, you’ll have to take my heart
bulletBig Tooth: Demise of Reptilian ‘Big Tooth’ drew crowds
bulletNeedy: Bringing joy to the needy in Depression was fulfilling
bulletCemetery: Broomtail and I Met the Ku Klux Klan
bulletRiver Rat Boys: A factual occurrence about Will Block Sr., embellished with poetic license, as seen through the eyes of his eleven-year-old son W. T. Block, Jr.
bulletSkunk: No man is an island unless hunted skunk launches scent
bulletDepression was depressing, except brother's paddling
bulletBootlegging brothers' joy short-lived
bulletPranks rule 'olden days' celebrations of Halloween
bulletSpooky legend lives on

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