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Old 12-31-2017, 06:17 PM
 
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Who remembers South Boston when gangster James “Whitey” Burger ruled the roost? Has it changed completely?
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Old 01-02-2018, 05:08 AM
 
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Yes
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:04 AM
 
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The entire city of Boston has changed over the past 20 plus years.
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Old 01-02-2018, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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Who remembers South Boston when gangster James “Whitey” Burger ruled the roost? Has it changed completely?
It was very safe then, unless, of course, you were a pretty young woman who caught the eye of Whitey or one of his friends.
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Old 01-02-2018, 03:13 PM
 
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Boomer clickbait
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Old 01-03-2018, 11:50 AM
 
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unless, of course, you were a pretty young woman who caught the eye of Whitey
sadly, you can add underaged to that description as well. that little detail gets glossed over in lots of the books and films glorifying this.
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Old 01-03-2018, 12:09 PM
 
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sadly, you can add underaged to that description as well. that little detail gets glossed over in lots of the books and films glorifying this.
It doesn't make for a romantic tale. you know the hard working. down on your luck. fight your way through it, boston hollywood experience.
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