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Alex Beam

Tangled tales from Southie

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / February 10, 2005

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It's fair to say that the events of July 17, 1984, remain in dispute. That day looms large in Michael Patrick MacDonald's much-praised memoir, "All Souls: A Family Story From Southie." Not only was it his mother's 50th birthday, but it was also the day that his beloved older brother Frank, a former Marine and Golden Gloves boxing champion, died ... (Full article: 667 words)

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