Red Hats lift sick friend's spirits through song in Portsmouth

Posted 3/20/13

PORTSMOUTH — "We're all here and we're going to sing a song for you," Rene Alfred-Cortellessa told Janet from her cellphone Tuesday at 15 Point Road restaurant.

Janet is a fellow "sister" from The Curvaceous Dolls of Rhode Island, a …

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