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“A Life In A Thousand Words” By Jim Surkamp (1082 words)

A Life in a Thousand Words (Through 1992) Reprinted courtesy “The Colgate Scene”(Nov., 1993) Somewhere walking on the squeaky Hamilton snow under a cold, clear, starry sky, the foundation is laid. My foundation was made in part from Kant, Kirkegaard, Zorba the Greek, the Doors, the Chambers Brothers concerts, Paul Tillich, the 1968 sit-in, Tom [...]

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“This I Believe” By Jim Surkamp (488 words)

I believe in two things – Service and, The Moment. Once when young, I was commuting into New York City. One Friday evening, looking out the commuter bus window at the Lincoln Tunnel, I didn’t see Manhattan’s bejeweled skyline. I saw the shadow of a thin, tired man. I hitch-hiked in 1984 out to California, [...]

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