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Tell Me Your Story: He's had a lifelong love of books

October 8, 2011

Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – When John Patterson’s parents moved to town in the early 1940s, the first place they lived when he was a small child was in a house next door to the Davisville Free Library.
In retrospect that experience seems like a foretelling of things to come.
“My father was a professional wrestler known as Jake ‘Thunderbolt’ Patterson after a hold he created called The Thunderbolt. In the off-season he was an ironworker and we came here so he and my mother could work at the Navy bases.

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