Two If By Sea - Naval Highlights Along the Freedom Trail [Boston]

In 7th grade, maybe 8th, I was assigned a report on Benjamin Franklin.  I don't remember much about the report itself, only that I went wild in my research.  It started out with a collection of small books from the library (yes, we actually used books as references, I'm ancient).  These books were more than enough to fulfill the assignment, and I tore through them rapidly.  Wanting to find out more, I checked out the fattest Benjamin Franklin book I could find and read that too--cover to cover.  He was a fascinating dude and I was genuinely interested in learning as much as I could.

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