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Petit St-Jean-Baptiste, 1958

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Roger Bouffard of Lewiston, age 6, plays the young St. John the Baptist in the annual celebration of the saint's birth in 1958. The float is at l'Eglise Ste-Croix on Lisbon Street. Young, curly-haired boys in sheepskin clothing posed as St. John the Baptist each year.

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