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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Hines Sight / The center of a family's universe

By Patricia A. Hines
A segment of Center Street in Southport has become one way. In the scheme of things and with everything else going on in the world, this news isn't all the earth-shattering, except for the people who live on this portion of Center Street or for the motorists who don't pay attention.
But for me, the news brought back a flood of memories. You see, Southport -- the area from the Village, down to Pequot Library, Center Street, Wakeman Boys and Girls Club, Rennell Drive and Old Post Road -- was my other neighborhood when I was a kid. My mother and her siblings were born and raised in Southport, and Grandma Rose, until her death in 1978, lived at 251 Old Post Road -- which, by the way, no longer exists. Her house and those around hers were torn down years ago, and in their place are the Delmar and Southport Green luxury developments. READ MORE: http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/opinion/article/Hines-Sight-The-center-of-a-family-s-universe-3718596.php

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