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Contributed by: Tim Connelly
Contributed on: November 10, 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?
I was called a black-out baby- My mom delivered under emergency conditions.

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

How did the blackout(s) affect you?
I was born on Nov 10, 1965

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: Tim Connelly, Story #187, The Blackout History Project, 10 November 2002, <http://blackout.gmu.edu/details/187/>.
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