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August 19, 2012

Providence Fundraisers Fight Yankee Frugality

Rick Friedman, for The Chronicle

John Tarantino, a trial lawyer and Providence donor, on the playground of Federal Hill House, a charity that helps immigrants.

For 125 years, Federal Hill House Association played a key role in the lives of local immigrants striving to become Americans.

In a neighborhood where Italian families crammed into sagging wood-frame triple-decker houses, the charity helped them land…

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