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JUNE 2019 | COBB LIFE 37 Blackwell's Jewelers Creators of Fine Jewelry 2265 Roswell Rd., 500- B I Marietta, GA 30062 I 770-973-7881 I Pretty little things our coast. It was very vigilant. And we watched, and I observed, but the grown people were concerned about what would happen. But we always knew. I always put it like this: we always knew there was somebody between us and them and all of the days of my formative years were during the Second World War. I remember the battles, the Iwo Jimas, and all of those things that took place. You just couldn't help but be beholden to it. •at war, it got really sticky a few times. We literally could have lost it. •ere were just some moves that God did to keep us from losing that war. And I was grateful for that, and for them. I was raised that way, to respect the people who put their lives between me and my enemies. It's a very unique situation that they get involved in and they have some very unique needs that they need help with. And I'm a lifelong patriot and appreciate them. Q: You mentioned you're 82 years old, but still making music. One of your newest songs, and your most recent music video, is "Mexico Again." It talks about getting arrested in Mexico, and I read that it's partly based on a true story. I have to hear that story. A: Back in my younger days, yes, it happened. But I took a little poetic licensing with the song. I lived in El Paso (Texas) for a while and I was over in Mexico one night and was put in jail. Over here, you have an idea of what your rights are but, of course over there, it's like you're just another gringo.

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