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The Great Snowstorm of '78

From: Emily Corwin
Length: 02:23

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Ed Doyle is a retired Boston Police Officer. In this short, non-narrated story, he recalls his experiences on-duty during the great snowstorm of '78. Read the full description.

Snow_tremont_small Ed Doyle is a retired Boston Police Officer. In this short, non-narrated story, he recalls his experiences on-duty during the great snowstorm of '78.

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Intro and Outro

INTRO:

In the winter of 1978, an enormous blizzard overwhelmed the city of Boston. Coming up, Ed Doyle recalls what it was like to be an on-duty Police Officer in the midst of that terrible storm.

OUTRO:

That was Ed Doyle, retired Boston Police officer, recalling Boston's great blizzard of 1978.