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Day 1: Arriving in Atlanta
Prelude to Atlanta
John Hinckley Jr. tried to kill Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981. It was a Monday. I was informed of this by my third grade teacher (Burna Pribula) after coming inside from morning recess.
"I have some news that may shock you," she told the class. "The president has been shot." The room remained silent. We ...