Tag Archives: Roberto Clemente

Wrestling the Absurd

We all have our heroes. For some of us it’s our fathers – someone needs to show you how to be both strong and a gentleman. And if you’re of a certain age and grew up in Pittsburgh, then Roberto … Continue reading

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Trying to Understand a Strange and Foreign Land

Ah, Pittsburgh in the early sixties – that was an odd place to spend your high school years. The world was elsewhere and you watched it from afar. The Beach Boys were singing about what seemed to be a wholly … Continue reading

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