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Nursing home residents share their life stories

Readings scheduled from new booklet

Portrait of Lillian Bills Derby. Photo provided
Portrait of Lillian Bills Derby. Photo provided
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Mary Parente, 98, tells of coming to the United States by ship at age 5 and living in Mechanicville in the days when the trains still ran constantly. Ninety-five-year-old Warren Foote and his friends drank themselves silly at the Union Hotel in Ballston Spa before heading off to war. Parente, Foote and eight other Maplewood Manor nursing home residents tell their stories in a new booklet written by Galway resident Mary Cuffe Perez, “What We ...

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May 14, 2013
1:33 p.m.

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I wish this was something we could purchase. Maybe, if enough people bought this, it would help Maplewood with their financial issues. I know I would buy it. These stories are amazing and things we should all learn from.