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Gary Paul Corcoran

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Being Irish and born but a few miles down the road from Twain's old mansion, it seems only natural that I would have been bitten by the writer's bug. Being transplanted from the clapboard, Courier & Ives New England of my youth to the cookie cutter, stucco subdivisions that bulldozed the orange groves of Southern California out of the way in the 1960s, I never did and never will feel entirely home here in the LA area. Without going into the reasons why I've left and come back several times over the past forty years, Watch Hill, Rhode Island is my next intended destination. Though I see hearth and home as merely a base from which to launch the next adventure.

Speaking of adventure, I was rebellious to a fault as a young man and completely bou
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When History Careened Down Its Alternative Path

November 22nd, 1963

The call came in over the intercom at some point shortly after 11:00 AM, on a Friday. The exact minute, I am no longer certain, only that it was not quite 11:30. We had been out to morning recess. Lunch was just ahead. I was a freshman in 7th grade at the time, and, ironically enough, in my history class as history was being made.

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