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DB Cooper – an update on recent suspects, 2013 to the present

By Bruce A. Smith Although the DB Cooper case is over forty years-old, the suspects keep coming and one of the enduring mysteries of this case is how many middle-aged Caucasian men didn’t appear for Thanksgiving dinner in 1971.

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A Covid Journal, Day 103 of Quarantine – and Day 27 of Nationwide Protests for Social Justice

By Bruce A. Smith These are the most dramatic days of my lifetime – the Covid crisis coupled with historic social change that will hasten the end of racism. The coronavirus has killed 120,000 Americans, half of whom would be … Continue reading

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True friendships emerge in the time of Covid

By Rachel Holtzman Special to the Mountain News Free flowing thoughts of Rachel I have a nomination for the Hero Chronicles, or whatever they may be called in the face of Covid 19. It’s not a nurse or doctor or … Continue reading

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DB Cooper – new clues surface in the Walter Reca story

By Bruce A. Smith Editor’s Note: the following is from the 3rd edition of DB Cooper and the FBI – A Case Study of America’s Only Unsolved Skyjacking, being prepped for publication. ****************************** If the FBI thought the world would … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House, 2nd Edition, Chapters 30 & 31 – Saying Hello

By Bruce A. Smith Chapter 30 – Saying Hello Spring I did some construction work, but my heart wasn’t into it. Nor did I join the crowd chasing the vanishing therapy jobs. Unity offered me an entry-level position in a … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House, 2nd Edition, Chapter 29 – Saying Goodbye

By Bruce A. Smith Chapter 29 – Saying Goodbye Winter By first snow, everything we had built was gone, but not without a fight. Surprisingly, Anita Bouchart had championed our cause. “Dave,” she said to me at an emergency staff … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House, 2nd Edition, Chapter 28 – Trey

By Bruce A. Smith Chapter 28 – Trey Day 13 I got the phone call at 10:00 am “I would’ve called you sooner, Dave,” Terry said, “but I know how you like to sleep late. How are you?” “I…, umm…, … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House, 2nd Edition, Chapter 27 – An Adoption and a Departure

By Bruce A. Smith Chapter 27 – An Adoption and a Departure Day Nine My bronchitis came on fast. By morning, I was blowing my nose like crazy, and try as I did with vitamin C, salt water gargles, and … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House, 2nd Edition, Chapter 26 – Changes Within

Bruce A. Smith Chapter 26 Day 8 It had been quite a week. The start of our second week at Unity seemed like the anniversary of a marriage or a divorce; something big and something awesome. Perhaps in celebration we … Continue reading

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The Men of Honor of Unity House, 2nd Edition, Chapter 25 – The Blue Mist

By Bruce A. Smith Chapter 25 – The Blue Mist Day Seven At breakfast, I learned that I wasn’t going to have to organize any cooking for the 200 or so people at Unity as the Army had convoyed-in two … Continue reading

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