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You Can Fight The Beltway, But You Will Lose

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When the word was out that the state was going to build a ribbon of concrete around the city, neighborhood associations in the path of it swore they would lie down in front of the bulldozers before they would allow the road to come through their beautiful neighborhoods. But the beltway was indeed completed and so the state highway gang decided to take a survey of the same residents who decided to lie down in front of the bulldozers. The results of the survey were surprising.

Gil Sandler was born and raised in Baltimore -- a circumstance he considers fortunate and one he does not want you to forget. He attended public school (P.S. #59, Garrison Junior High, Baltimore City College, Class of 1941) and then served in the United States Navy.
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