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“Bring home our troops,” everyone yelled.
“Damn this war! It’s like Viet Nam again.” Scott had to stop his country’s crime. He had to march again.
Young, old and in between persons held printed and hand written signs. He saw other gay men, as friends or lovers, young and old.
Scott focused on a young man in front of him.
“I wish I was him with his friends, but sometimes actions must be made alone.”
“I wish Timothy didn’t have to work. “
His mother and he had marched together, unknowingly, in 1967.
Scott looked for David.
“Is that Chuck with gray hair?”
“Is Jeff, photographing people under that banner?”
“Thomas?” Scott flashed back to 1978. “Remember; we marched peacefully in that candlelit vigil, after Mayor Moscone and Supervisor Milk were shot.”
Their apparitions didn’t exist.
Scott edged sideways, leaning his back against a light pole, easing the pain from his legs. This assimilation of people made him more content.
Drums pounded, protesters yelling over loudspeakers and progressing down Market Street. Scott would send the message to bring peace to the world he viewed in turmoil. These rallies were part of his life, regardless of being alone and physical pain.
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Theresa Stuart -http://oneuniquewomanswords.blogspot.com/p/tan-til-izing-tuesdays.html