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Old 01-11-2016, 03:00 PM
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Just finished "Vendetta- Bobby Kennedy vs Jimmy Hoffa" by James Neff. It took a long time to get Hoffa behind bars but RFK finally did. Hoffa was quite the Shyster.
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I finished "As You Wish". If you like Princess Bride it's a biography principally by Carey Elwes about the making of the film. It's very good.
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Picked up Petty: The Biography,

Tom Petty had one screwed up childhood.
Watching him and the Heart-breakers this afternoon on AXS channel. Gainsville FL show.
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The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
by Naoki Higashida, K.A. Yoshida (Translator), David Mitchell (Translator)

I don't have a kid with autism. I know some kids, and some families who struggle with it.
Some of you guys, too. Kwak especially.
If I was a prayin' kind of guy you would all be in my prayers.

Y'all should read this.
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Just finished "The Rising". It is the true story about a triple murder in CT, a mom and 2 daughters were killed. The father escaped from the basement before the house was burnt down by the murderers. I had heard of the story before I moved here and found out after we did move here that it happened only 20 minutes away. Turns out the Father was from the next town over and much of the story takes place right around where I live. I found it interesting that I could figure out where things took place without them giving away addresses/locations. The Father ends up remarrying and starting a new family some years later. He likes to hang at my favorite deli. Who new? I am certain I met him at the store some months back. We were chatting and I thought he was with his Grandson until he corrected me and said it was his son. The pics in the book look very familiar.

His "second life" was made quite public in the media and I always questioned whether I would have taken that tact. I still do. To each his own.

P.S. Both sickos got the death penalty.
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