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  “A mascot there was who almost wasn’t But he has the life he almost hasn’t. And the fact is this: Though he’s somewhat wizened, Though he almost isn’t— He is.” — Angus MacGregor, Hartford Courant, October 12, 1930 An old maritime superstition was that if a mascot was lost at sea, a member of […]