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I Turned on the News This Morning (or, "We're Watching History Being Made")

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I turned on the news this morning, schlumping lazily out of bed later than usual.  As I watched the news of Osama bin Laden’s death break I was transported back ten years.

I woke up late that morning, too.  I was doing some reading for my First-Year Seminar, a sort of introduction to some of the major texts of Western civilization, at Simon’s Rock.  I’d started college about three weeks before with a gaggle of fresh-faced first-years, all of us ‘younger scholars’—younger than your average 18-year-old freshman, that is.

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