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‘That Is Exactly What We Do’

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 11:33 a.m. John Andretti is fighting for his life. He has been for a while. The recent news is bad. His cancer has spread. It is a scourge that touches all lives, even … Continue reading

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The Roots of My Writing

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, October 10, 2015, 4:18 p.m. Vince Lombardi said that winning isn’t everything. He really did. The next sentence was, “It is the only thing.” Yet Clinton High School’s football team lost, 24-16, last night, and the … Continue reading

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Hardly Heavy but Worthy of Lifting

  Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, August 15, 2015, 1:26 p.m. Sometimes the mind needs to be cleaned of all the items that are too short to stand alone but too long to advance by means of the social media.   … Continue reading

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The Buddy Baker Way

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 7:35 a.m. One of many ironies about Elzie Wylie Baker Jr. is that, the first time I met him, he asked me a question. “You ain’t seen a ball, have you?” “No, sir.” … Continue reading

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Me? I’m Too Spooked to Exaggerate

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 11:21 a.m. If one writes about NASCAR for 20 years, it’s likely that, at some point during that span, he or she is going to sit on a plane next to most everyone … Continue reading

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