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99 Years Ago!

Published on Saturday, March 27th, 2021

99 years ago TODAY, on 27th March 1922, Dick was born Ronald Gordon King-Smith in Bitton, Gloucestershire, the first child of Grace and Ronald King-Smith. In exactly one year’s time, it will be the centenary of Dick’s birth! To celebrate Dick’s life, his achievements and his many stories (over 130 of which were published), we, […]

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