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rubber soul 12-31-2017 10:31 AM

any brushes with history?
I'm presently setting up my next music journal (and it is actually going to be music this time :laughing:). I'm planning on mixing the music with some, um, trivia, and when I came across the Iranian Hostage Crisis of 1979-1981, it reminded me of my own brush with history. You see, I was a Senior in High School (79-80) and one of the hostages happened to be the brother of one of my High School Administrators.

So I guess I'm wondering if any of you have a couple degrees of separation from a historic event?

Blank. 12-31-2017 05:40 PM

My great grandfather had fled russia to escape persecution. Is that what you're talking about?

rubber soul 12-31-2017 05:59 PM

Actually, I'm thinking maybe you knew someone who knew someone who was involved in a major news event, like maybe someone knew someone who died on 9/11 for example.

But your great-grandfather can work too. My grandmother originally migrated to Canada with her parents when she was seven, though I don't know what the circumstances were.

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