600x300xMustufa-kamal.jpg.pagespeed.ic.nn47J46ISc (1)The long lost book Football Through The Years by Dean Hill took its place at the Bound Brook Memorial Library after 70 long years. The book was taken by ex-Mayor Frank Ryan 84, in the year 1944. He was 13 at that time. He returned the book to its rightful owner this Monday. He walked into the library accompanied by Karen Ryan, his daughter, and grandson Ross Ryan. The book was handed over to Mary Nelson, the librarian. Ryan was the former quarterback of Bound Brook Hill School. The book rested in his attic for the last seven decades at the Ryan home.

446728_241626-20151030-LibraryRa3-250x250The book came to the light after the dead of Rachel Ryan, the wife of Frank Ryan. The book was found nested along with other collections. The only recollections of the book were looking at the pictures after taking it out from the library. The favorite portion of the book is the football match between Princeton and Rutgers. Still Ryan was not able to recollect how the book landed in the attic. He only remembers that after discovering the book, he landed at the St Peter’s Hospital in New Brunswick. Meanwhile, Karen Ryan informed that they always wondered what was there in the attic and were also aware the book was long due at the library.

Ryan for the last time looked at the pages before finally handing over the book. He believes the book brought him good luck that he succeeded in his high school career. Ryan did not want to return the book for the fear he may be jailed as the book was overdue. The book was published in the year 1940.

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