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There Was a Party Outside Joe Biden’s Childhood Home Yesterday

The city never forgot how the president-elect clung to his local roots

A crowd gathered in front of the childhood home of president-elect Joe Biden in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Photo: Francesca Cohen

On North Washington Avenue, they cheered, they hugged, and they wept. Joseph Robinette Biden, raised in a modest blue house on this street in Scranton, Pennsylvania, was just elected to become the next president of the United States. For the…

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