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Boogie On

Board inspired my fam, too

Author’s Archives.

Seen: Tom Morey, who inspired millions with his iconic Boogie Board, died. My youngest, the Original Boogie Board Queen, texted the bad news.

Heard: Morey was accomplished across the spectrum of life. Well-known SoCal Surfer Dude in the ’50s and ’60s; jazz musician; aeronautical engineer.



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Brooke Ramey Nelson

Native Texan & Mizzou Journalism grad. I’ve worked in newspapers, politics, PR & as a high school pubs adviser/AP English teacher. TOP WRITER?