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Blood Compact, A sign of Boholano Hospitality

This well-known monument in scenic surrounds is a statue depicting a famous blood compact from 1565.  The contracting parties would cut their wrists and pour their blood into a cup filled with liquid, such as wine, and drink the mixture. 926 more words

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A quarter-ton, lifted by a teenager with a strong heart and eyes on a world record

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) — A calf, a male tiger, three average-sized men and $900 in pennies all tip the scale at about 500 pounds. 601 more words

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License plate art business scrabbled together with unique goal

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — It all started six years ago with a couple of old license plates that were turned into an impromptu piece of art. 514 more words

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Extremely rare disorder keeps family with triplets on their toes

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Simones’ home has all the signs of a family that more than doubled with one pregnancy.

Bethany remembers the moment she heard she was carrying triplets. 493 more words

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A good deed rings true thanks to social media and persistence

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Some early Christmas shopping brought a shiny surprise to a local family.

As busy as the Whitten clan is, they took a few extra steps and turned to social media to get a fiance out of the dog house. 464 more words

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Legally blind doctor holds onto his career and makes a dream come true

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — A local doctor made it over a life-changing hurdle, then kept running toward an “ice cream dream.”

Two days before Doctor Ray Mis turned 40, his world suddenly went dark. 424 more words

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#4. Darkies

I can’t believe how overgrown it was when we went there, you used to be able to see them from the road. That was the first one, but there’s about 4 or 5 of them. 396 more words