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COLUMNIST: Little known facts of our Great Depression

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By Jerry Moriarty

Guest contributor

Many previous unknown or little known facts are resurfacing about the Great U.S. Depression because of our modern day economic troubles. So let's look back.

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As a kid in La Crosse, WI in the early 1930's of the Great Depression, I often sat on our limestone curb along the arterial highway which at that time ran from the "wagon" bridge over the Mississippi to points east in Wisconsin.

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