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Old 04-28-2012, 08:18 PM
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Default How Shakespeare changed my life

Interesting video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWzQcW_W0mM
Confession--from 5:37 to the end my mom is speaking.

I added the following from my thanks further down the thread:

BTW, if you are interested, my parents'
memoirs are online here:
My Mom:
http://rocek.knowtheworld.org/Evamemoirs.pdf
My Dad:
http://rocek.knowtheworld.org/memoirs.pdf

Please let me know if you know someone who might like to publish them.

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Martin,

I enjoyed that. Your mother's part was, of course, the most remarkable part. Wow.

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Old 04-29-2012, 10:46 AM
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What David said. But the whole thing is astonishing. Thanks, Martin.
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Thanks for posting this, Martin. Very much enjoyed those seven minutes.

(And you wouldn't be here if it wasn't for Shakespeare! )

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Moving and articulate testimonies to W.S's power. I remember James Baldwin's "Why I Stopped Hating Shakespeare," published in the London Observer in the 1960's, with his statement that ". . . a poet . . . [a]nd his responsibility, which is also his joy and his strength and his life, is to defeat all labels and complicate all battles . . . ."
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Thanks for this , Martin
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That is magnificent, Martin. Give my love to your mother.
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Thank you, everyone; and Tim, I will.

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Thank you, Martin.
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Quote:
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Interesting video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWzQcW_W0mM
Confession--from 5:37 to the end my mom is speaking.
Wonderful. Many thanks for sharing this with us, Martin.

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