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Worth the wait

Pioneer Tribune Archive photos

From the Aug. 4 1983 edition, long lines of area youth awaiting the opening of the Fun-A-Rama Arcade last Saturday as Tom Birney, former member of the Green Bay Packers, stopped in for an appearance. Birney came to Manistique in conjunction with the John Wesley White Crusade. Above, more than 150 kids showed up to meet Birney and play the games, which were operated free of charge. Inset photo shows Birney trying his hand at ping pong.

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