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February 17, 1991 | DIANNE KLIEN
S oldiers When you look The horizon Rocks, sand Can be anywhere. Without a face, A voice To give you a clue It could be Any land You came to Die in. John Harrell is a professional soldier. It is a destiny that haunts him, shadows him, shakes his soul. He is proud. He is a poet. "It was very painful to write those poems," he says. "A lot of those are very private." John Harrell looks at his hands, swaddling a cup of coffee, black. There is hesitation in his voice.
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November 5, 1992 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The rhythmic whop whop whop of the Medivac helicopters would announce their arrival. Flown in from the field to the medical company at Hawk Hill, an AMERICAL Division base in South Vietnam, the infantry casualties would be rushed into the underground treatment area where they would be prioritized according to the severity of their injuries and their survivability: They would arrive with head wounds. Chest wounds. Burns.
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November 5, 1992 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The rhythmic whop whop whop of the Medivac helicopters would announce their arrival. Flown in from the field to the medical company at Hawk Hill, an AMERICAL Division base in South Vietnam, the infantry casualties would be rushed into the underground treatment area where they would be prioritized according to the severity of their injuries and their survivability: They would arrive with head wounds. Chest wounds. Burns.
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February 17, 1991 | DIANNE KLIEN
S oldiers When you look The horizon Rocks, sand Can be anywhere. Without a face, A voice To give you a clue It could be Any land You came to Die in. John Harrell is a professional soldier. It is a destiny that haunts him, shadows him, shakes his soul. He is proud. He is a poet. "It was very painful to write those poems," he says. "A lot of those are very private." John Harrell looks at his hands, swaddling a cup of coffee, black. There is hesitation in his voice.
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March 1, 1985
A dispute that Los Angeles police said may have involved cocaine left two men dead and two others wounded. Detective J. D. Furr said Dwayne Freirson, 23, was slain and his brother, Freddie, 38, critically wounded as they struggled with Robert Randel, 38, for possession of a handgun at an apartment house in South Los Angeles.
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May 7, 1989 | From Associated Press
A former savings and loan executive has testified that House Speaker Jim Wright offered to block legislation that could hurt thrifts in exchange for $250,000 in contributions to a political action committee. David R. Farmer was testifying Friday in the trial of three former savings and loan executives on charges that they allegedly participated in what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy by the thrifts to evade federal laws by channeling corporate contributions to political campaigns.
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July 23, 2005 | From Associated Press
The state suspended the licenses of two church-affiliated day-care centers where children allegedly were sexually molested and forced to eat worms and pick each other's noses during employee-led games of truth-or-dare. The former director and one employee of the Kids Palace centers have been charged, and the investigation is continuing, authorities said.
NEWS
September 30, 1993
Book Signings. Sofia Shafquat ("The Shadow Man") will sign from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Fahrenheit 451 Books, 540 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach. Also at Fahrenheit: Arthur Hancock and Kathleen Brugger ("The Game of God: Recovering Your True Identity") will sign from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. * Independent Writers. Literary agent Charlotte Gusay and literary attorney Luise Healey will discuss how to deal with literary agents; Independent Writers of Southern California meeting at 7 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 2000
* Sinclair Browning will sign "The Sporting Club" at Bookman Too, 19111 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach. 12:30 p.m. today. (714) 596-1999. Browning also will sign at Coffee, Tea & Mystery, 11931 Valley View St., Garden Grove. 3 p.m. today. (714) 898-2583. * Penny Mickelbury will discuss and sign "The Step Between" at Coffee, Tea & Mystery, 11931 Valley View St., Garden Grove. 1 p.m. today. (714) 898-2583.
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September 29, 1999
A salute to the writers, books and publishers of the FarStarFire Press will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Gypsy Den Cafe and Reading Room in the Lab mall, 2930 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. The evening's reading will feature poet-publishers Bil and Carole Luther, along with the poets they've published: Derrick Brown, John Gardiner, Daniel McGinn, Katya Giritsky, Buzzy Ennis, Mindy Nettifee, Paul Suntup, Lizzie Wann and John Harrell.
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