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Dorothy Buchanan, Dorothy Murray and Dorothy Kern — who call themselves "the three Dots" — grew up in the same hometown and celebrated their 100th birthdays together this year. Rebecca Conley/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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For These '3 Dots,' 100 Years Of Friendship, Fellowship And Fun

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Firemen stand in thick molasses after the disaster in 1919. The Great Molasses Flood in Boston's North End killed 21 people and injured 150. Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection hide caption

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A Deadly Tsunami Of Molasses In Boston's North End

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