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Getting a Little too Close to the Fire

When the old folks nearly got swept into the riot

Photo Credit — Chad Davis / Protesters gather in downtown Minneapolis over the May 25th death of George Floyd / Wikipedia Commons

Last Saturday night we went down to the Village for a slice of Joe’s pizza, the best slice in the city. We masked up, made sure our hand sanitizers were filled, and took the bus down. I knew that there had been trouble earlier in the day but I checked online and it looked like things had calmed down. What did I know?

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