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The Sandwich Revenge

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3968 48th Street, Queens, NY

When our children were young and we lived in Sunnyside Gardens, Queens, they used to play day in and day out with a group of neighborhood kids along an alleyway behind our houses that ran between 48th and 49th streets. The children just happened to be all be boys, except for one little girl, named Alissa Duffy. Nevertheless, she played along with them and seemed to do fine. One summer, all the boys decided to build a club house in one of their backyards. They found discarded wood and other materials throughout the neighborhood, and went to work. When they were finished, they posted a sign that read,

Credits: Photo by Amanda Dargan Alissa Duffy is leading the pack