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Who Is That Stately Man?

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Who is this stately man? You’ve know about him since you were a kid. He plays a part, one way or another, in your life. And he has a strange, unlikely, connection to a favorite penny candy. The stately man is none other than Paul Revere. You probably didn’t think he looked like that, right? More likely dashingly lean with a flowing ponytail. But Revere was so much more than that: he was a gold and silversmith, who created surgical instruments, replaced missing teeth, and engraved copper plates that reflect history with precision. Eventually, Revere became a successful industrialist, as…

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