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Monday, April 28, 2014

Birthday Greetings--

Actor Norman Marshall, Portrayer of John Brown

On Sunday, April 27, 2014, veteran actor and John Brown enthusiast, Norman Marshall, celebrated his 75th birthday with family and friends at John Brown Smokehouse in Long Island City, N.Y. As he notes in this short excerpt from his remarks, Marshall has devoted many years to portraying Brown in a one-man play, "John Brown: Trumpet of Freedom," written by George Wolf Reily. Marshall acknowledges Reily in these remarks, along with one of his guests, the activist Lynne Stewart.   Happy Birthday, Norman!

LouMike & Norman
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Yours truly with JB Smokehouse
Owner and JB enthusiast,
Josh Bowen

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