Gerard Baptiste was called “Biscuit” for his habit of carrying dog treats in this pockets for the neighborhood dogs who walked by the station. They were a great conversation starter for whoever was on the other end of the leash. He surely had some in his pockets on 9/11.
at the Wood Museum of Springfield History in Springfield MA through July 10, 2016. springfieldmuseums.org
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