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New community center should honor author Jean Shepherd
Letter to the editor

Hammond residents have a perfect opportunity to honor a local treasure by naming the new Dowling Park Community Center after homegrown humorist Jean Shepherd. Shepherd is best known for his family classic film "A Christmas Story," the tale of Little Ralphie's irrepressible and hilarious quest to secure a "Red Ryder range model air rifle." Shepherd wrote, directed and narrated the film...

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