Saying a sad goodbye and a thank-you for 'Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows' (Commentary) |

February 17, 2015 12:52 PM

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CLEVELAND, Ohio - In early 1964, 7-year-old Chucky Yarborough was doing something he wasn't supposed to be doing: Playing with the reel-to-reel recorder the Old Man bought during his first yearlong tour of duty in Vietnam so he could send taped messages to my Mom.

I honestly can't remember the brand name, but I do remember being told I would eat standing up for a week if it broke and he found out I was responsible. And it was always a good idea to take seriously the warnings of a career soldier who swore he put "professional killer'' on his credit application...

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