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We were on the roof a lot, because it was hot.... That was my introduction to astronomy--someone had a telescope and it was the first time that I saw the stars really and the moon.

- Zachary Summers, born 1929, Brooklyn

Boy caught in rooftop tag
1979: Boy catches rooftop tag foe, Lower East Side, Manhattan
(Photo copyright ©1979 Martha Cooper/City Lore)

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