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Blog Posts By 'Michael McDonald'

February 14, 2013
By: Michael McDonald
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Louise and Robert Pearl at the exact moment of their engagement in front of the Ford Building.
For 10 years, I have walked through the doors of the 3rd Street entrance to the Ford Building, never knowing that right outside those very same doors — 72 years ago — something happened that greatly...
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