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Monkey Fur Coats and the Tears of Old Men

My paternal grandfather’s sister, Mandy Foster, was a madam in Eureka, California during prohibition. Family history says she worked out of The Vance Hotel, but this is highly unlikely and honesty requires me to confess that I come from a … Continue reading

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