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The Fight to Save The SS United States

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The SS united states was once a regal ship. 

Now, it sits, rusting away as a group of dedicated people try to bring her back to life.

This morning, Fox 29's Dawn Timmoney spoke to Mark Byers, VP of the SS United States Conservatory.

His group is trying to raise $500,000.

If you would like to donate, please visit savetheunitedstates.org

 

 

 

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