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capmartyn July 10, 2010 @ 10:08 p.m.

A very interesting perspective! I enjoyed learning about this leader and his background. Thanks for an enjoyable read.


mikedusharme July 15, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m.

A great story, well told! Does Jeff Smith have an accessible email account? I'd really like to know his source for the hand drawn view of the Presidio.


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