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Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid dies at age 82

By Curt_Anderson
December 28, 2021 6:07 pm
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Jonathan Martin wrote in the New York Times:
"Even by the standards of the political profession, where against-the-odds biographies are common and modest roots an asset, what Mr. Reid overcame was extraordinary. He was raised in almost Dickensian circumstances in tiny Searchlight, Nev.: His home had no indoor plumbing, his father was an alcoholic miner who eventually committed suicide, and his mother helped the family survive by taking in laundry from local brothels."


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  1. by Donna on December 29, 2021 7:02 am
    I didn't know those details about his upbringing. Admirable beyond words.

    I'll always remember Harry for getting the funding to form the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program to study UFOs or as they're now called, UAP (Unidentified Aerial Phenonema).
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