Cappy shares this 1954 class graduation picture from St. Mary’s School in Boston’s North End. Can you find yourself?
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One Reply to “1954 St. Mary’s School Graduation – Can You Find Yourself?”
I graduated four years later and my class had about fifty students. One long suffering, dedicated nun taught us all.
Why do you suppose there was such a big jump in class size in just four years?
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