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“A Northern Light”

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly The Gillette murder case: In 1906, Grace Brown was a worker in the Gillette Skirt Factory (New York State) and was murdered because Chester Gillette, nephew of the owner, didn’t want to marry her … Continue reading

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