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Bookends

“Time it was, and what a time it was, it was

a time of innocence, a time of confidences.”

When I was a senior at Wenatchee High School in 1972, my English teacher played a song for me, “Bookends” by Simon and Garfunkel, and it transformed my life. Forty years later, in 2012, when my son was a freshman at Wenatchee High School, a band teacher offered him a pair of drumsticks, and his life was transformed.

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