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                                                                                             From Al & Janet Owens:

                                                       "Old Geezers"

         by Unknown

	A geezer is slang for an old man, and they're easy to spot. At sporting
	events, during the playing of the National Anthem, they hold their caps
	over their hearts and sing without embarrassment. They know the words
	and believe in them.
	They remember World War I, the Depression, World War II, Pearl
	Harbor, Guadalcanal, Normandy and Hitler. They remember the Atomic Age,
	the Korean War, The Cold War, the Jet Age and the Moon Landing, not to
	mention Vietnam.
	If you bump into a "Geezer" on the sidewalk, he'll apologize, pass one
	on a street and he'll nod, or tip his hat to a lady. "Geezers" trust
	strangers and are courtly to women. They hold the door for the next
	person and always when walking, make sure the lady is on the inside for
	"Geezers" get embarrassed if someone curses in front of women and
	children and they don't like violence and filth on TV and in movies.
	Geezers have moral courage. Geezers seldom brag unless it's about the
	grandchildren in Little League or music recitals.
	This country needs "Geezers" with their decent values and common sense.
	We need them now more than ever. It's the "Geezers" who know our great
	country is protected, not by politicians or police, but by the young men
	and women in the military serving their country in foreign lands, just
	as they did, without a thought except to do a good job to get home to
	loved ones.

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