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Mailbag: Saluting Francona and son

Updated: January 1, 2010, 2:42 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

The first of two parts of a New Year's mailbag. Click here for Part 1:

Q: Your story on Nick Francona was extremely well written and Terry should be extremely proud. I played at the Boston Garden when in high school, watched Ted Williams and Bill Russell as often as possible, married, have two great kids, had a fairly distinguished banking career, all highlights of my life. The greatest highlight however, was my time in the Marine Corps. Taught me humility, honor, teamwork, discipline, respect, ...

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