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Accessorize, Accessorize (1 Story)

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AccessoriesIt’s “all about the shoes,” they say, but there’s also hats, handbags, jewelry, scarves, fragrances, and even tattoos. (Men: don’t forget ID bracelets, class rings, ties, watches, and that midlife sports car.) Think back … What’s the earliest accessory you remember? Have you had a “signature” accessory? Are accessories more important as we age? Share your accessory stories forward.
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Pranks and Practical Jokes

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Toilet paper prankPranks and practical jokes are practically synonymous with Halloween, so think back ... What pranks have you pulled? Did you TP a house? Make crank phone calls? Did you get caught? Do you regret pulling them? What's the most creative prank you've heard about? Have you been victimized by scams targeting seniors? Share your pranks and practical jokes forward.
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Politics (5 Stories)

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2008 Democratic National ConventionAs this election season draws to a close, think back ... What's your earliest election memory? What notable candidates have you voted for? Who is your favorite president in your lifetime? For what causes or candidates have you worked or demonstrated? Have you run for office yourself? What's your take on the state of politics today? Share your political memories forward.
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The Draft & Vietnam (1 Story)

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The Vietnam War divided the nation, made real to us (or our brothers or boyfriends) by the draft. Some embraced military service, while others chanted "Hell no! We won't go!" or fled to Canada. Think back ... Where did you stand on the war? What was your draft lottery number? Did you watch the Ken Burns documentary? What lessons should America have learned? On this Veterans' Day, share your draft and Vietnam stories forward.
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