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A Poem Appropriate to Our Discussion of the Flood of 1972

http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?type=&keyWords=Peter+Maida&sitesearch=lulu.com&q=&x=10&y=10 These are my novels on Lulu, please check them out. This is a poem that I wrote a few years ago for another rain storm in June.  I thought it was appropriate to our discussions of Hurricane Agnes and

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After the Flood, Wilkes-Barre Recovers and is Never the Same

http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?type=&keyWords=Peter+Maida&sitesearch=lulu.com&q=&x=10&y=10 These are my novels on Lulu, please check them out. The storm and the river had done their worst.  It was now a time when the people of Wilkes-Barre showed the strength, their courage and their charity.  I witnessed

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The Great Flood of 1972, Wilkes-Barre, PA is Dealt a Powerful Blow

http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?type=&keyWords=Peter+Maida&sitesearch=lulu.com&q=&x=10&y=10 These are my novels on Lulu, please check them out. Let me start with a little background to let you know my connection to the hard hit part of the city.  I’m from the hill, so my mother’s home was

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