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RACHEL LEVIN E AT LAST MAKES JUDAH AND
THE BABIES ''CROSS THE BRIDGE" ' .
".The Bridge? the pathway that all East Slders hope to cross some day to
i aie Promis.ed Land." . -
By Mary. Boyle O'Reilly.
The Ghetto, July 31. The sky line
of Madison street is barred by an arc
of the bridge 'whose abutments nm
deep into'-Poverty Hollow the great
East Side of.Ttfanhattan.-
All day long. a far-flung echo of
traffic falls, loom the Vibrant network
of cables r by "night garland? of lights
outline a magic roadway across the
arch of the dark.
And we.-tenement people, lpQking
'jipward, seein the. bridgea symbol
of . escape,lfrom the
Mrs. Hachel Levine came out on
the stoop of her denuded, home for a
farewell word. --
"Won't you sit down, please?" she
asked, her thin face flushing shyly.
About us Sabbath had stilled the
whirr of a thousand sewing ma
chines, blessing 10,000. needle work
ers Ytfth a brief day: of life-saving