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Remembering Earthquakes of My Youth

Riding the waves in California

Earthquake Screen Saver from Stock Images

I remember the rocking and bolting, holding onto the doorways. The walls shaking as we watched the books fall over off the shelf and the windows seem to buckle slightly. I remember laying in bed, feeling it sway. When will it be over?

I lived through a number of large earthquakes in Southern California. The first one I…

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