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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 and My Old Man: It’s Complicated

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, June 21, 2015, 8:59 a.m. My father, Jimmy Dutton, will have been dead for 22 years in the fall. I miss him less than I think of him. He was a colorful, gregarious man, easy to … Continue reading

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