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Re: MYSTERY PHOTO 145


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Posted by Misterl on Wednesday, November 7th 2018:

In Reply to: MYSTERY PHOTO 145 posted by Sammy on Tuesday, November 6th 2018:

Old west? Maybe this quote from Wikipedia about St. Chryostom's Church might help;
During the downturn of the South Bronx in the 1970s and 1980s, the area around the church was considered part of the 'Fort Apache' section of the South Bronx. Throughout the riots, the buildings surrounding St. John's burned and violence was at an all-time high. St. John's however, remained open and became a safe haven for children. It was often referred to as 'Little House on the Prairie

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