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John J. Antonacci:
Donald Francis Antonacci: "Houses Kid", "Patroit", and "Hero" 1937 - 1990

Nancy Canfield:
'Home Kids': The Story of St. Agatha Home for Children: "We're going to take you kids, .... to see a boarding school, see how you like it."
'Home Kids': The Story of St. Agatha Home for Children: (Union-Tributy)"Book Recounts Author's Life in Orphanage"

Gaspar Cipolla:
We're from Sparkill

Benjamin Feliciano:
The Great Escape St. Agnes The Big Bully Sister Joe Beakie

Carlos Feliciano:
The Great Escape

David T. Feliciano:
Training for 2003 NYC Marathon The Bully

Peter Feliciano:
St Agnes 1st Day, we ran

Ted Mead:
Ted Mead's Story: He's a Tough Guy, Ted

Gerald "Jerry" Merna:
A Long Way From Guadalcanal. Extreme Marine Leadership. Quietest Strongest Marine Hero.
Donald Francis Antonacci: "Houses Kid", Patriot, and Hero 1937 - 1990
St. Agnes Alumni Association Golden Jubilee: Remarks by Gerald F. Merna at 50th Anniversary Reunion.
Vets Seek Donations For Piermont Statue. Forwarded By Gerald "Jerry" Merna
A Christmas to Remember... Aurthor Unknown: (Forwarded by William E. Wells, II and Jerry Merna)
Military Awards: Earned or Not, Was The Criteria Met? (By Gerald F. Merna)
Gen. Hochmuth Story: By Gerald F. Merna, 1stLt USMC (Ret.)
Dark Horse Six - Col. Taplett Tribute: By Gerald F. Merna, 1stLt USMC (Ret.)
We Lost A Wonderful Leader - Lt. Gen. Skibbie Tribute: By Gerald F. Merna, 1stLt USMC (Ret.)
A Tribute To Coach Jim Faulk - Cover Letter: By Gerald F. Merna, 1stLt USMC (Ret.)
A Tribute To Coach Jim Faulk - Pictorial: By Gerald F. Merna, 1stLt USMC (Ret.)
Fr. Ray Masterson Remembrance By GFM - Cover Letter 3/19/14 Fr. Ray Masterson Remembrance By GFM - Pictorial 3/19/14
General Dempsey On July 30th 2014 - Pictorial: By Gerald F. Merna, 1stLt USMC (Ret.)
In Memory of Hugh J. “MAC” McAvinue - A Tribute - January 24, 2015: By Gerald F. Merna, 1stLt USMC (Ret.)
Leatherneck Magazine, Nov 05, Story On Marine Stamps 6/28/15 The Tattoo Poem with pics V5, 11 Aug 02 6/28/15
Letters From Vietnam By GFM 6/28/15 E25 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Div, Korea, 1953 6/28/15
Barbershops Baseball Caps and Buddies 6/28/15 1stBn, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Korea 1952 6/28/15
The Seven Merna Siblings: From Dominican Convents To The Beyond: Pictorial Story 9/8/15
A Thank You From Gen Dempsey 9/8/15 4 Vietnam Stories by GFM 9/8/15
Aerospace Industry Defines Course at Farnsborough Show 9/8/15 Cooperation Seen as Path to Industrial Profitability 9/8/15
Leatherneck Magazine, Mar 05, Extreme Leadership 9/8/15 Here's Health to You and to Our Corps 9/8/15
A CHRISTMAS VISIT TO ARLINGTON (2015) by Gerald F. Merna 12/27/15
RETIREMENT OF LT-COL MELINDA F. GRAFTON (Dec. 11, 2015) by Gerald F. Merna 3/23/16
MEDAL OF HONOR CEREMONY JULY 1, 1983 by Gerald F. Merna 3/23/16
A Memorable Visit to the White House, March 12, 1968 by Gerald F. Merna 3/23/16
Marine Jerry Merna Meets Navy MOH Recipient Thomas G. Kelley, March. 14, 2016 by Gerald F. Merna 3/23/16
ALL IN THE FAMILY-By James E. Merna-Apr2016 4/27/16

Anthony Monteiro:
What is it?

Bernard S. Neville:
Recalling Coach Jim
Tale of A Football Game
The King's Chair
Snow Storm
Jack Frost
The 'Monster' at St. Agnes
Bear Mountain

Joseph R. Stanaitis:
A Visit From Yankee Legend
Do You Remember???
Lunch at Automat
Many Chose Vincent
We Raided Woolworth
Soccer: Luigi Crispino
Soccer: Father Espeso; A Tale From a ˝ Century Ago
End of the Innocent Years
Two Stories.

Joseph Wiska:
Memories of St. Agnes 1947 - 1954

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