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Peepers’ Banquet pays tribute to London

March 17, 2013

Ed McGinnis warms up the crowd at the Big Run Peepers’ Banquet held Sunday night. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

BIG RUN — It seemed as if it was the same as it always was, but somehow it was different, as Big Run's "Frogman," the late John London, was honored at Sunday's Big Run Peepers’ Banquet.

"Tonight, we will not be honoring a man or a woman Citizen of the Year, but, instead, we will be honoring John H. London, commonly known as the 'Frogman,'" said Joe Buterbaugh, Big Run mayor.

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