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A #throwbackthursday Lazy Afternoon Reruns: “In This, the Year of My Birth, 1974”

In perhaps one of the most important events in modern American political history, Richard M. Nixon resigned the presidency on August 9, 1974— a few weeks before the most important event in my history. During that summer when I was born, Burt Reynolds’ prison-football movie The Longest Yard was popular, and apparently John Lennon reported seeing a UFO during that time. Since I’ve long felt out of place in Alabama, reading that latter fact made me wonder if I might have been dropped off here by that UFO. Some people who know… Read more A #throwbackthursday Lazy Afternoon Reruns: “In This, the Year of My Birth, 1974”