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Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Lulu And I Met At This Pool In The Summer Of 69

Tamaqua had a big storm yesterday. It caused a lot of mud to be washed into our old swimming pool. I worked as a life guard and met my wife there. Later - we built a home overlooking the spot where we met. We lived there 30 years and raised our two sons there.

Later Lulu became a life guard there and more years later our sons were life guards there.

Tamaqua is a small town of 8000 people in the Appalachian Mountains of Pennsylvania. It was a coal mining and railroading community. Both industries are virtually gone.

Added - July 2 - The people of Tamaqua took just 24 hours to drain the pool and clean out the mess. What a job well done.

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