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Good Morning Mr. Lauderdale,
Thank you so much, for having the interest, insight, and courage, to write today's column.
Your column is an affirmation of what teachers have been saying for years. It isn't what "the powers" want to hear
[img_assist|nid=24825|title=Miss Teen S.C.|desc=Grace Beahm / The Post and Courier: Miss Teen South Carolina Lauren Caitlin Upton at Saks Fifth Avenue in Charleston before she modeled a Badgley Mischka dress.|link=node|align=center|width=450|height=297]
[img_assist|nid=24794|title=Camp McDougal in Palmetto Dunes|desc=The Leamington Lighthouse is now surrounded by the Arthur Hills golf course in Palmetto Dunes. During World War II, Camp McDougal included barracks, a mess hall, hospital, post exchange, recreation room, boiler and hot water house, ammunition shelters, vehicle sheds, a headquarters building and a pump house and well that supplied a 7,500-gallon water tank on a steel tower.|link=node|align=center|width=420|height=450]
[img_assist|nid=24764|title=Big bean|desc=Louise Smith, of Varnville, grew this gigantic bean from one seed that she bought in May in Hampton. The bean measures over 12 inches long and two inches wide. Hampton County Guardian photo.|link=node|align=center|width=288|height=450]
Jolly green bean: The Hampton County Guardian tells about a gigantic bean in Varnville.
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I truly believe he's one of the great storytellers of the 20th and early 21st centuries.
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Bonus coverage on Sunday's column "Savannah jazz jockey Ike Carter hears with his heart."
3. Pittsburgh (Art Blakey, George Benson, Erroll Garner)
4. New York City
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Unit value $236.44: A reader e-mails this suggestion about today's column: What's the going rate for a day at the beach?
Just read your thing about the cost for a day at the beach.
I think you have done it! You successfully cracked the government's "triple speak" method and gave us examples in plain English we can understand.
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Carol Klein said she did not hear a lot about his positive impact at school because he didn't talk about it much.