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Through the clear plastic recycling bag and pressed against the Tropicana orange juice carton and Dannon yogurt cups, I saw a flattened cardboard six-pack container for O’Douls Amber. One of those “fake” beers. “Ah,” I thought. “Another alcoholic lives nearby.” This was on 85th Street between Broadway and West End, about two […]
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At about seven o’clock in the morning on September 1, 1994, I crawled into bed, alone. The next half hour was to be, in retrospect, the eye of the hurricane. Still, but uncomfortably so. Calm, but deceptive. Not really safe.
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Traveling in Charlotte, North Carolina today and tomorrow morning. Folks around here pull for Carolina. Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels. I went to NC State. Wolfpack. Arch rivals. My exposure to life at NC State in 1981 began with my freshman roommate. I recall getting the notice in late spring during my senior year of […]
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