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    mightymouse

    Those big front porches were there because the houses were too hot in the summertime.

    The kids could play in the streets and yards because there were fewer cars, while the adults kept an eye on them and entertained each other on the porches.



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    by splashy on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 10:51:18 AM PDT

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