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May 14, 2000
Charles Boxer, 96, British spy and prolific historian of colonial empires who also was engaged in one of the 1940s' most public love affairs. Boxer was born on the Isle of Wight into a military family. His boyhood fascination with Japan led him to teach himself Portuguese and Dutch so he could read original accounts of first contacts with the Far East by people writing in those languages. He joined the British army in 1923, rising to the rank of major within a decade.
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December 13, 1987 | LUCY IZON, Izon is a Canadian travel journalist covering youth budget routes.
Youths who are in Britain during the Christmas holidays may enjoy an off-beat program offered by the British Youth Hostel Assn. For three nights beginning Dec. 24 you can test your powers as a super-sleuth by taking part in a murder mystery at a Victorian mansion in Haworth. The cost is 45 (about $78 U.S.). It is one of a variety of short holiday packages being offered by the association this year and next.
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