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    Shopping American Style

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    Across America, the most popular meeting places after churches and city parks were the five-and-dime stores. Everyone knew the names Penney, Woolworth, Newberry, and Kress. A lady I knew referred to these department stores as “initial stops.” The four most famous were J.C., F.W., J.J., and S.H.

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Composed by Walter Kent, 1941Lyrics by Nat BurtonFirst recording by vocalist Vera Lynn IN MEMORIUMVera Lynn1917-2020The Voice of England’s Unofficial HymnThe White Cliff of Dover There’ll be bluebirds overThe white cliffs of Dover, Tomorrow, just you wait and see.There’ll be love and laughterAnd peace ever after.Tomorrow, when the world is free.The shepherd will tend his […]

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