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Missed It: PA Historical Marker Honors Jackie Ormes

This seems like an irrefutably good story: this article profiles the appearance of a state historical marker in Monongahela, Pennsylvania for hometown hero Jackie Ormes. Ormes' story is a remarkable, and should be celebrated at every available turn.
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