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Star Wars turns 40: nostalgia and worries

“Seemingly yesterday, at a location just a couple of miles from my current home...”
For me, that seems more appropriate than “Long ago in a galaxy far, far away” as I think about May 25, and the 40th anniversary of the debut of the first “Star Wars” movie.
I’ll always treasure memories of my late father taking me to see the film at the Hi-Way 50 Drive-In in Lewisburg, Tenn. in the late spring of 1977. I was blown away by the scope of the movie and couldn’t imagine how the rumored sequel could be any more spectacular ...


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