Memories of Growing Up in Marysville

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Editor’s note: This is the 61st of a series about growing up in Marysville during the late 1930s and the 1940s written by Bill Boyd. Each article is a snapshot of the people, businesses and activities during that era as seen through the eyes of a young boy.
Boyd was born in Marysville in 1932, graduated from Marysville High School in 1950, and lived the greater part of his life here.
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Flossie and Herssie
In 1944, when I was 12 years old, I had a paper route for the ”Columbus Dispatch,” and I had 52 customers. On Thursdays, however, the man who distributed the papers also distributed a paper called the “Sunday Star.” It was a tabloid-size paper, and I got about 15 copies of it. I delivered one of those copies every Thursday to the Weiss Brothers Department Store.
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(Those wishing to contact Bill Boyd can email him at bill@davidwboyd.com)

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