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My dad, my girlfriend, and I were visiting my aunt,(my dad's sister)in Bayville, on Long Island. If I recall, the day was Wednesday, July 13th. We had just returned from dinner and we were walking on the beach when it began to rain. I can remember seeing lightning in...[more]

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My dad, my girlfriend and I were visiting my aunt on Long Island. We just got back from dinner when it began to rain. As we walked along the shore, we noticed it starting to lightning in the distance. My girlfriend and I were going to drive to Suffern the next day. I...[more]

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My dad & I were driving back to our home in Spfld., MA from a Crysler-Plymouth dealership in Enfield, CT. For miles, we saw absolutely no lights. (As a matter of fact, I believe that the lights shut off while we were leaving the dealership.)

When we crossed the MA...[more]

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During the 1965 blackout, I was a 18 year old theatre usherette, ushering at Man of La Mancha at the downtown ANTA Theatre near Washington Square. At the time of the blackout I was visiting the aunt of a friend. She happened to live in an old tenement on 3rd ave and...[more]

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I was 18 years old at the time. I lived with my sister and her husband and my three small nieces and nephew in the top floor apartment of a three unit building in Norwalk Connecticut. I had just arrived home from work, it was a cold day, my sister was in the middle of...[more]

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I was nearly 10 years old in 1965 when i saw that black out ,i remember i was watching Rodan that japan monster picture on my parents tv, then all of a sudden the tv went off i didnt know what had happen i told my mother she said that the radio and clocks was out too...[more]

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