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    The piano hammer man

    Ray Negron works alone in the Ronsen Piano Hammer Company on the banks of Esopus Creek, surrounded by the Catskill Mountains. The place has flooded twice in the 46 years that the company has hung its shingle here. Ray and the company are survivors.

    When he was 14, Ray started working summers at the company his father Mario co-founded in...

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