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NYT Slowbituary Of Manson Whitlock (Typewriter Repair Division)

Last week the hardworking staff noted the passing of Manson Whitlock, typewriter repairman extraordinaire. While the hardwaiting staff continues to monitor the Boston Herald for a Seamus Heaney obituary, we came across this excellent Washington Post obit of the redoubtable Manson Whitlock … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Slowbituaries (Ed Corsetti Edition)

From Saturday’s Boston Globe: Ed Corsetti, 87; reporter cut teeth covering Brink’s robbery in Boston Ed Corsetti was relatively unseasoned when he was assigned to cover what would become one of the biggest stories of his newspaper career: the 1950 … Continue reading

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