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Lots of unknowns remain regarding Titanic

Historical Society performer links past to present

Clad in the garb of an upper class Titanic passenger, Pat Perry mixes time periods as she sets up her laptop projector before her performance Wednesday, April 11. Gus Steeves. (click for larger version)
April 15, 2012
SOUTHBRIDGE — As a stonemason, Alexander Robins was what his British relatives might have called a "working class bloke."

As a very wealthy developer, John Jacob Astor was about as far from him socially as another man could get.

But they curiously had a few things in common. They both lived in the New York metro area and were age 50 when they went down with the Titanic on April 15, 1912.

For more on this story, please see tomorrow's Southbridge Evening News.

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