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Star 40 - Anonymous

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Title

Star 40 - Anonymous

Creator

Anonymous

Source

Starcropolis

Date

9/4/2016

Identifier

Star40

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When I was 13, back in 1963, hiked up to Mill Mountain Playhouse and it was a lot of playing going on with all inside and out. Volunteered to serve hot coffee with fatty doughnuts. Not realize when the last act was over it was totally dark. So my cousins that lived at the bottom and I hiked the old road in the dark with lots of sounds of wildlife.

When people asked me in Roanoke, VA where were you born? My answer would be "under the star."

In the cold winter night my cousins, eight including me, would hike to the top and ride our bikes down with flashlight taped to the handlebars.

In the middle of the nights we would hike to the star and run after baby owls not knowing mother was right behind us. Lesson learned: owls fly with noise or sound.

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Citation

Anonymous , “Star 40 - Anonymous,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed December 4, 2021, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/Star40.