August 15, 2020

Scranton cheers hometown hero Joe Biden on to the White House

Scranton (United States) (AFP) – In a small sandwich shop in Scranton, Pennsylvania, customers crowd in with a life-size cardboard cut-out of Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential challenger who was born in the city and visited the shop as a child.”He used to come up here when he was a little kid,” says Tom Owens, the owner of Hank’s Hoagies.The place had a different name then — it was reportedly called Simmy’s, and it sold penny candy to a young Biden and his friends — but decades later he has not forgotten his way there, as he proved with a visit in October last year.”We love when he come…


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