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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Little boxes, big boxes

My feature writing class just watched Hank Stuever on UTube talking about his book Tinsel--America's Christmas. I highly recommend it. He said, "We have big box houses, big box churches, big box stores...."

Made me think of Pete Seeger of my era singing Malvena Reyonlds" "Little Boxes."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONEYGU_7EqU

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