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Maine Author: Children Played Key Role in War for Independence
07/03/2011   Reported By: Irwin Gratz

Portland Author Phil Hoose has gathered the stories of children who were part of U.S. history for his book, "We Were There Too." And he's been sharing some of those stories here on holidays. On this Fourth of July, Hoose reminds us that children played adult-like roles before, during and in the years just after the war for independence. 

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Portland Author Phil Hoose has gathered the stories of children who were part of U.S. history for his book, "We Were There Too." And he's been sharing some of those stories here on holidays. On this Fourth of July, Hoose reminds us that children played adult-like roles before, during and in the years just after the war for independence.

Phil Hoose's book is "We Were There Too: Young People in U. S. History." For other segments in this series, scroll to the bottom of the page.



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