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Barbara Hosking, 73, with some of her former
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Barbara Hosking, 73, with some of her former students, now themselves teachers, in her old classroom at John F. Kennedy Intermediate School in Deer Park. On her left is David De Prima, of Babylon Village, and Meredith Telese, of Commack; to her right, from top: Michele Alo, of Deer Park, Jacqueline Read, of Mastic, and Ann Bullis, of Deer Park. (Oct. 1, 2013)(Credit: Heather Walsh)

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