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Firemen and Kosher Salt

by 03/17/2004
Neighborhood: Boro Park, Brooklyn

The firemen came when I was six years old. Sirens screaming, bells clanging, the big red fire engine parked right in front of our house at 1051-46th Street in Boro Park, Brooklyn. They entered wearing  their yellow rubber coats, red helmets and tall black shiny boots. So many of them in our tiny apartment. They […]