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Captain James Arruda Henry, 98, of Mystic, a resident at Academy Point at Mystic, signs copies of his book titled "In a Fisherman's Language", during a gathering at the facility Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. Henry just recently learned how to read and write. For most of his life he did not know how to sign his own name.

Published: November 16, 2011

Martha Thomas, left, of Mystic, a resident at Academy Point at Mystic, kisses Captain James Arruda Henry, 98, of Mystic, a resident at Academy Point at Mystic, as he signs a copy of his book titled "In a Fisherman's Language", for her, during a gathering at the facility Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. Henry just recently learned how to read and write. Thomas stated "we are all so proud of him".

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