It's not magic, but it's important, dammit! Studs Terkel died today at the age of 96. He was the keeper of the flame of oral history. Amidst the whirring of all these electrons that allow us to interact in this immediate, yet superficial manner, it's nice to be reminded of a simpler, richer, time and voice.
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