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It was about 7:30 PM. I was about 7 years old and we were waiting for "The Incredible Hulk" to come on TV. In an instant the whole apartment and, looking outside, the projects became pitch black. We spent the evening sitting in candle light listening to AM radio for...[more]

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1965: i was a kiddie, it was dark iwas allowed to stay awake late to view the stars without the usual lights on. 1977:i was a cab driver at the time in manhatten driving a fare on lower 5 ave by the 23 st. area when the lights uptown started to go off. i let the fare...[more]

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In 1977 I was living on Long Island, but frequently stayed with my grandmother who lived in Corona, Queens at that time. On July 13th of that year, I had made plans to go to Shea Stadium with some friends from Corona to see the Mets play. We went to the stadium a...[more]

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in the 1965 loss of power i was a kiddie it got dark and we used flashlights and candles to see in the house. outside the other people had a party to eat the cold food so it would not go bad as the freezers were off the cold inside the box. ...[more]

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Alison Lee Bills (alibi21@attglobal.net): Re: Factual 2000/02/15

In 1965 I was in the shoe business in NYC. I worked on the 84th floor of the Empire State Building which at the time had many shoe companies and showrooms. the Shoe Trade Show was also going on...[more]

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I was twelve years old when the blackout occurred. My father was out of town on a business trip. We lived on West Eleventh Street, in the Village. I used to be alone in the house for a couple of hours every afternoon before my parents got home from work. That day,...[more]

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