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September 1, 2014

They were just regular fellas, living life and doing things the right way,

same as all over the country, men of that generation, Americans to their last breath.
What they didn’t do was talk like some kinda punks that had paper assholes. They didn’t have to. They knew their strength and were secure with it.

I learned from this that first comes the man. His reputation follows like dust down a country road. It's not like that these days. A lot of guys in my generation, Boomers if you will, their reputation is concocted and sent in first, like a brass band marching into town ahead of the circus. It is fear-driven. Large promise and poor performance might be their mantra.
Spillers of Soup: FATHERS DAY

Posted by gerardvanderleun at September 1, 2014 9:49 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I always wanted to punch Elisha Cook in the face, especially when he was Dillon's benefactor in one Gunsmoke episode.

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at September 1, 2014 12:09 PM

I asked my father where he found the courage to stand up to a black bear with a flashlight and a camp hatchet. He said 'Once you have been to Normandy with german 88's landing around you, nothing much can scare you.

Posted by: Roger in Republic [TypeKey Profile Page] at September 4, 2014 9:57 AM

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