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The Hurricane We Don’t Hear About — Tommy Hurricane Jackson

Tommy “Hurricane” Jackson (photo credit: BoxRec)

Growing up in Southeast Queens, New York City means that you come up with an embedded ethic of hard work and pride and perseverance. The bar is already high because of the many people who grew up and resided in the area. There’s a mural that depicts a few of these legendary figures that’s in the St. Albans neighborhood right underneath the Long Island Railroad station that extends over…




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Christopher A. Smith

Christopher A. Smith

Freelance writer. Author of 3 books of poetry. Raconteur. Queens is the county, Jamaica is the place.

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