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By Kathleen M. Downey

Yeat! The colloquial greeting is extraordinarily Newburyport, uttered via this seaport�s voters to recognize each other in passing or to search out fellow locals in far-flung areas. participants featured in mythical Locals of Newburyport expand to readers a congenial �Yeat!� William Lloyd Garrison, local son and prime abolitionist; �Lord� Timothy Dexter, who staged his personal mock funeral; Harry O�Connor, founding father of the World�s Shortest St. Patrick�s Day Parade; James Stehlin, celebrated Newburyport highschool soccer trainer; Rhina Espaillat, award-winning poet and founding father of Powwow River Poets; Richard Simkins, proprietor of the mythical Grog restaurant-tavern; Sue Little, proprietor of Jabberwocky book shop; Tom Maginnis, drummer for the post-punk band Buffalo Tom; Mickey, feral cat mascot for the Merrimack River pussycat Rescue Society, and 1st Lt. Derek Hines, who gave his lifestyles whereas serving his state in Afghanistan, are one of the mythical locals�native born and transplants�who have left their imprint, or paw print, upon the Port.

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