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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten

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30 years of business in Maine
by Raj & Bina Sharma

30 years of business, raising a family, & showcasing our culture in Maine

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide

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Thoughts of Freedom
by Raymond

Painting my thoughts and loves while incarcerated at Maine State Prison

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The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland

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What Maine Means to Me
by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

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Come back to Maine, I did!
by Dan Bolduc

Reflections and the value of Maine from a former pro hockey player from Waterville

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Mark Plummer, golfer from Maine
by Mark Plummer

Amateur golfer from Maine, Mark Plummer discussed his golf career and life lessons

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My work as V.P. of nursing and patient care at Mercy Hospital
by Bette Neville

Bette Neville discussed her 15 years of work at Mercy.

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Blessing of the Creatures MAINEUSA
by Marty Pottenger

Passamaquoddy "Blessing of the Creatures'' honors the creatures of Maine.

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Somali Bantu farmers put down roots in Maine
by Muhidin D. Libah

Running the Somali Bantu Community Association and finding food security in Maine

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment

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Redlining and the Jewish Communities in Maine
by David Freidenreich

Federal and state policies created unfair housing practices against immigrants, like redlining.

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Crystal Priest - Genesis of 1:1 in Guilford
by MLTI Stories of Impact Project

Crystal Priest recounted the genesis of 1:1 near the geographical center of the state--Guilford.

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Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine

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Peace in Maine
by Rebekah Tower

My story is about my family vacations to Maine when I was growing up.

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars

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From Chinese Laundress to Mother of the Year
by Dr. Andrea Louie

Toy Len Goon's granddaughter recounts her immigration to the US and becoming Mother of the Year.

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From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.

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A Note from a Maine-American
by William Dow Turner

With 7 generations before statehood, and 5 generations since, Maine DNA carries on.

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Two-minute Tale of the Pandemic
by Nancy Creighton Collins

What everyday life was like during the beginning of the pandemic.

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Coaching in Maine and how to become a good coach
by University of New England

Dr. John Winkin speaks at sports medicine lecture, introduced by Dr. Doug Brown

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Epidemic of violence against Indigenous people
by Michael-Corey F. Hinton

Systemic racism, murder, and the danger of stereotypes

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down