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a boy who sells or delivers newspapers

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Reliable John Cooper started as a paperboy in 1947, aged 11, and 68 years later he is still going strong.
While pausing for a refreshing home-made lemonade during a nettle pulling session last week, I watched the paperboy make his usual way across my beautifully tended lawn.
Mr Newsome, 69, welcomed the campaign and said: "The dangers and pitfalls for paperboys and girls is something you don't think about.
The Evening Gazette was sponsoring a circulation drive, and those paperboys who got the most new subscriptions for The Evening Gazette would win a trip to New York City.
He said the summer promotion was so successful it will be repeated to encourage more young people to become a paperboy or papergirl.
Once I accompanied a fellow paperboy on a subscriber drive because I wanted to learn how he obtained new customers so quickly.
His original team of three teenage paperboys has also dropped to two as the number of newspapers requested has decreased.
James Cooper was bemused when a boy called at his Marske home claiming to be the paperboy - then waited for a Christmas cash tip.
Scotland's internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Dougie MacLean appears on the main stage on Sunday night with Vancouver's Americana country and Celtic band The Paperboys.
Along with their fame, these former paperboys share one trait: They're all very old, or dead.
THE line-up for Glasgow's annual Big Big Country festival always includes a hidden gem - and this year it's Vancouver's The Paperboys.
Following his retirement, he spotted an advertisement for a local shop requiring paperboys.
Rats got his own back, however, when it came to the customary Christmas-time reward for the sterling work of all paperboys and girls.
Notwithstanding the myth of the "little merchant," many old-time paperboys bear little nostalgia for what they remember as a tough and tedious job with meager financial returns.
Think about the local paperboys and girls who also turn out in all weathers to bring the news right to your doorstep.