Paterson Local Customs

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    'Here comes the story of the Hurricane'

    by CliffClaven Updated Oct 8, 2002

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    The Hurricane in the Bob Dylan song was in fact a boxer, Rubin Carter, who spent nearly 20 years in prison for a triple murder that occurred in a bar in Paterson in 1966. Carter, who has always maintained his innocence, now lives in Canada. He claims his only crime when he was arrested was DWB - driving while black.

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    Congressional Medal of Honor

    by CliffClaven Written Oct 4, 2002

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    The Congressional Medal of Honor is the highest award for valour that can be bestowed on a member of the US military for courage in the face of the enemy. The Medal is usually presented by the President. In the 140-year history of the Medal, from the time of the Civil War, Paterson has produced five recipients of the Medal of Honor.

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