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Jan 2014
Won boxing matches with Lewis , Lasky, Corn Griffin, Swiderski,
Then many more titles with Griffiths, Farr, Stillman, and Levandowski,

Jackson, Caggiano, Darnell and Dobson
Something he could tell his grandson

His greatest match of all was the title he earned against Max Baer
The fight was the ultimate win at Gardens of Madison Square

A very passionate man for his wife and children he went to great lengths
To keep his family together during the depression, even in times of brink

Served honorably in WWII as a 1st Lieutenant
Owned a surplus supplier of marine equipment

Helped to construct the bridge Verrazano
It was the proud cityโ€™s beautiful Picasso

Gone is Jim Braddock, a movie about him, CINDERELLA MAN to be sure heโ€™s not forgotten
His Granddaughter Rosemarie Dewittย ย played his neighbor Sara Wilson, who was downtrodden

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