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Cuban Missile Crisis revisited

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When I was in second grade, my mother kept the trunk of our car packed with clothes, blankets and jugs of drinking water.

Not that she anticipated the need to beat a fast path out of town, or take a quick trip to grandma’s house. Rather, she, like so many other moms and dads in the fall of 1962, was determined we were ready to hightail it to the nearest fallout shelter, should Russia drop “the bomb.”

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