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Memories Of Freedomland U.S.A. Are Here For The Holidays

Memories Of Freedomland U.S.A. Are Here For The Holidays

Baby boomers are nostalgic for the 1950s and 1960s. For the boys and girls who now are 60-plus, the American history theme park that was known as Freedomland U.S.A. continues to rekindle fond memories. Freedomland was conceived and built by C.V. Wood. Known to many as Woody, he was Disneyland’s ...

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Indonesian tsunami victims recount painful memories

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia As the world observes the Tsunami Awareness Day on Tuesday, relatives of those killed in 2004 disaster in northern Indonesia’s Aceh region, recount painful memories.  Within seconds, a nine-meter-high wall of water, following a massive earthquake, swept the region, killing 200,000 people. Maisara, a housewife is still ...

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Bronx Memories Found At Clarks Trading Post

Bronx Memories Found At Clarks Trading Post

Baby boomers who enjoyed a Bronx history theme park more than 55 years ago continue to maintain fond memories of Freedomland U.S.A. They also can see remnants of their park at Clark’s Trading Post in Lincoln. Freedomland U.S.A. (visit the Facebook group) was celebrated as the “Disneyland of the East.” ...

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