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Contributed by: [name withheld]
Contributed on: June 24, 2002

Which blackout(s) did you experience?
1965 (Great Northeast Blackout)

In your own words, tell the story of your experience in the blackout(s). Try to recall specific events and the people, places, and things involved; also include more general reactions, images adn last impressions?
well everyone was panicking and it was a experience i wouldnt want enyone to go through noone could see enything it was horrible

Did either blackout seem significant or shocking at the time?
Neither was significant

Did the blackout(s) have any larger meaning in your mind?
No

Did the blackout(s) cause any profound crisis?
No

How did the blackout(s) affect your daily reliance on electricity?
Became less reliant

Cite as: Anonymous, Story #165, The Blackout History Project, 24 June 2002, <http://blackout.gmu.edu/details/165/>.
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