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You were born before Alaska and Hawaii were states

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You can remember waking up to fresh bottles of milk on the porch. Standing to attention every morning in school with your hand over your heart saying the pledge of alleigance (one nation under God) without the controversy. Bobby socks and penny loafers.Freedom to play outside until the street lights came on , without my parents being worried about predators taking me.Cars without airconditioning, bench seats in the front and riding without a seat belt!

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When you remember telephones that you had to pick the receiver up and ask the operator to 

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If you had posters of The Beatles, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin.

 

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You remember watching Howdy Doody,Soupy Sales,Captain Kangeroo on your TV set that was three times the size of the screen. And your dad use to cus because the tubes kept blowing and he had to run to the hardware store for another.

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Where you were when President Kennedy was assassinated,
When Martin Luthor King was assassinated,
When Bobby Kennedy was assassinated,
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I remember protests over the Vietnam "Conflict."I saw lots of classmates go to War in Nam.My ex-Husband was stationed at San Diego,the Sailors were proud to go serve.It was hard to see Our loved ones go to War.People called Me a War Widow.I was a Young bride and could not stand the name calling,I came back to Illinois.While My Husband was Fighting to keep Americans safe,I worked in a submarine factory.Both of Us tried to do Our part for America,and would do it all over again.God Bless America.
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You brought up a lot of things I had forgotten about.
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You made some really good comments about that time in Our lives.
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I really liked the statements You made.That pretty much sums every thing up for that era.There was a lot to absorb during those years.
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