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The Flying Santa of Coastal New England

The New England Flying Santa tradition was born in the teeth of a fierce winter storm when lighthouse beacons along Penobscot Bay guided a frightened pilot home to safety. That frightened pilot was a Friendship, Maine, native named William Wincapaw. He ...

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Edwin Arlington Robinson, Maine Poet

Something hopeful shines through the dark pessimism of a Christmas poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson, who salvaged friendship and fame from bitter failures in his childhood and youth. The poem is called Karma. It won a Pulitzer in 1925, one of ...

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