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Reposted: My father’s penguin

My father was 21 in 1939 when he walked up the gangplank onboard the barkentine Bear berthed in Boston and set sail with Adm. Richard E. Byrd for Antarctica. It was his first-ever voyage. For the next two years as … Continue reading

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