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The way I figure it, my next column will come sometime in November so forgive the early Halloween column but it is a holiday I do so enjoy.

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I am what a lot of people would refer to as a “youngun.’”

To put that into perspective, when the towers fell, I was six years old and in first grade, if I remember correctly.

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Maybe it’s because my parents did a good job of raising me.

Maybe it’s because I was raised in the South.

Maybe it’s because I’m an old soul.

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The tax-free weekend was last weekend. It’s the final full week in July so you know what that means; it’s time for school.

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The American flag has many names including Old Glory, The Stars and Stripes and The Star-Spangled Banner, but how did it get these names?

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How long has it been since you’ve sat down with your family on a Sunday and had a nice dinner?

I mean a dinner where you just talked, joked, laughed and there were no electronics involved.

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Today, March 20, is the international Day of Happiness, so I’m challenging everyone to be happy.

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The other day I saw a phrase on the internet I had never seen before, “anything worth doing is worth doing poorly.”

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We’re now in February where the next big holiday is Valentine’s Day, a day where you’re supposed to give back to the one you love as thanks for their love.

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With the first season of the now AHSAA sanctioned Esports quickly approaching in February, I figured now might be a good time to address Esports.

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The 2018 year was one that ended up being way more exciting than I had ever anticipated.

I started the year as a senior at Troy University but I’m ending it as a full time employee in my degree field in a great community that’s been super receptive.

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I’ve got a confession to make, I just haven’t really been able to get into the Christmas spirit yet.

I mean I’m not feeling all “Bah, humbug” but I’m also not really feeling bubbly or jolly like Old Saint Nick.

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November is a special time of year.

It’s like a much less expensive Christmas since people always seem to think the two are the same. Yes, I see you people already playing Christmas music and putting up decorations.

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Familiarity is something that most people take for granted. It really is true that humans are “creatures of habit.” We enjoy the comfort of a familiar place, familiar actions and familiar people.

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I am a stubborn, hard-headed person who will almost always respond to anything with “I got this.”

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Early in the morning on Saturday, Aug. 18 Booker T. Washington Magnet High School’s Building C in Montgomery caught fire.

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With school starting back just around the corner, I wanted to talk about an important lesson that high school students need to know: Learn about yourself.

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If there’s one thing that I have a soft spot for, it’s 80s action movies. One of the defining movies of this genre is “Predator.”

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I enjoy movies. I wish I had more money and time so I could go watch more of them, but I love movies.

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My name is Justin Blowers, and I’m the newest staff writer for The Southeast Sun. I’ll be covering a little bit of everything including New Brockton, Level Plains, Coffee County Board of Education and Coffee County