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A look back at 3 individuals whose contributions live on

  • COURTESY THE BEACON MAGAZINE / 1965

    Jack de Mello with his wife, Penny, and son, Jon.

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    Author James A. Michener and his wife, Mari, play with dogs on the lawn by their house in this undated photo.

  • COURTESY THE BEACON MAGAZINE / 1965

    Patsy Mink served 12 terms in Congress. She was the first woman of Asian ancestry in the House of Representatives and the first Asian-American to run for president.

This week I thought I’d write about three other people whose stories appeared in the Beacon: James A. Michener, Jack de Mello and Patsy Mink. Read more

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