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#throwbackthursday: 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— two 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 me… Read more #throwbackthursday: In This, the Year of My Birth, 1974