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Old Posted Aug 19, 2010, 9:27 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
^^^I wonder why the lady is running in that last photo.


In today's Los Angeles Times there is a story straight out of the bleakest 'noir'.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lano...-basement.html


Two babies dead for 70 years found in a basement, wrapped in the L.A. Times
along with letters and tickets to the 1932 Olympics Closing Ceremonies.




KTLA did a segment on the discovery as well.

http://www.ktla.com/videobeta/?watch...6-24455aae42a1
Fascinatingly noirish indeed, ethereal. Hope there's some follow-up to this story. Even in the '30s this was still a pretty fancy part of town--right across the street from this building the landmark Bernard house still stands at #845:

LAPL


The estimable "Floyd B. Bariscale" has documented it beautifully here:

http://bigorangelandmarks.blogspot.c...-carriage.html
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