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  •  It's a strange thing (3+ / 0-)
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    aravir, Louisiana 1976, slowbutsure

    When you have a conversation where people say "I'll never forget where I was when [something] happened."

    Being the same age as many of your friends and co-workers means you identify with some of their emotions and the characteristics of the era. But you simply don't have the same images that they share.

    Though I do value the fact that my September 11th experience has something akin to unique insight. On the other hand, it's strange to have many moments in the collective consciousness not present in your thoughts.

    "I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." -Albert Einstein

    by Kazmarov on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 10:00:11 AM PDT

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