Garth Brooks, Cheers and the Orphan Train

Garth Brooks, Cheers and the Orphan Train By Cleo Lampos   When Garth Brooks belted out his signature song and the audience sang along with him during a recently televised concert, my mind pictured an 1890 pub in Five Points with the whistle of the orphan train in the background.…

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Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives- Thomas Barnardo

Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives Thomas J. Barnardo: A Rooftop of Ragamuffins                           By Cleo Lampos     The moon glistened in the London night sky, breaking into moon beams through the smoke from the chimneys of the crowded tenements of the poorEast Endsection. Very little light reached the old donkey shed…

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