A Subject of Universal Interest

Year 2015

Creator Daniel Rosinsky-Larrson


Story type Radio

Town Minot

County Androscoggin


Since 1909, small towns across New England have followed a tradition of honoring the eldest citizen of the town with a cane. Daniel Rosinsky-Larsson documents how some communities have stopped giving out the cane because it is viewed as a curse, while others still view it as an honor.

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