45 years ago this guy came to visit my hometown. He really created a lot of excitement. I was disappointed that I didn’t get to go see him and jealous of the neighbor kids who did.
It’s a bittersweet memory, because a week later he was dead. 1968 was a really bad year for our country.
(I stole this picture from the Merced County Historical Museum Facebook page. I went to school with the curator, Sarah Lim and worked with her husband Vince Andrade.)