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Monday, May 22, 2017
My Days With the Elephants
I was wistful while watching of the end of the Ringling Brothers/Barnum and Bailey Circus on tonight's news. My very first job was working with the elephants of the Clyde Beatty/Cole Bros Circus. Well, by "working with", I mean I walked behind them with a snow shovel.