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Local doctor pens children's book [Cockeysville]

Local doctor pens children's book [Cockeysville]

Local author, Dr. Peter Dans, has a new children's book out and it looks to be a terrific offering for young readers.

"Sergeant Bill and His Horse Bob" is a charming look at Baltimore in the days when the waterfront was a bustling port that included the busiest intersection in the United States. The area was teeming with longshoremen, horse-drawn wagons, cars, and pedestrians—all of them directed "almost like a ballet" by police Sgt. Bill McKeldin and his trusty horse, Bob. Sergeant Bill manned the traffic booth at the intersection of Light and Pratt Street with Bob standing nearby, his nose in the...