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Posted Sept. 09, 2011, at 1:23 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 09, 2011, at 5:04 p.m.

PORTLAND | Jane Walsh was 12 when, in the early morning hours of Feb. 24, 1945, she took a life-altering phone call. “The woman on the phone said, ‘Is this the home of Thomas Walsh?’ I said, ‘Yes.’ She said, ‘He’s been killed in a fire,’” Walsh, now Nichols, …

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