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August 19, 2022
Father Baker and The Infant Home

Hundreds of babies' bones were discovered when the Erie Canal was dredged. Father Baker was horrified by this, and what he did in response included a "baby drop box."

Listen to the whole episode about this great man: https://americancatholichistory.org/venerable-nelson-baker

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