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Picture Courtesy of the Hindu.

Picture Courtesy of the Hindu.

Picture Courtesy of the Hindu.

Picture Courtesy of the Hindu.

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The current New York fire is blocks away from my ex-home on Lexington Avenue between 116th and 115th Street in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City http://nydn.us/lgppJHI  This was my home in the mid-50’s.  My memories of the area where that my family, my younger Brother, my Father, my Mother lived like animals in a third-floor walk up in this area.  I remember clearly that we were literally the only white family in the neighborhood.  On the entrance to our building was a candy store where drug dealers hung out.  Many times they blocked the doorway of our building, making it difficult to even get out of the door.  Oh Texas, Oh Texas, how I love you with large blue skies and open waters on our lake home and farm in East Texas!  My prayers go out to the families who have suffered lost and injuries in this tragic happening.

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