Russell Woodgates

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Russell Woodgates
Russell Woodgates


Russell Woodgates


Russell Woodgates


Yes! Attending Reunion
Residing In: washington, DC USA
Homepage: View Website
Occupation: Semi-retired after 26 years at Voice of America

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School Story:

I can still remember the ritual of furtively hot-boxing a Marlboro while keeping an eye out for Mr. Brown between classes behind Locker Shelter Three. Also the smell of wet grass and mud most of the year. And who can forget the pleasure of forced calisthenics out on the wet blacktop in the winter morning fog -- before having to do a "cross country" run around the entire campus!

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Merrill and I were best friends for awhile at West High. We lived just a few houses apart in Park Stockdale and were in a tight group of neighborhood buddies. 

Merrill and I spent many happy hours riding bikes, listening to records and exchanging deep thoughts on religion and politics while smoking Marlboros on my front lawn. His humor and easygoing disposition were a relief from our friends' more volatile temperaments. He was always welcome at my house. Here's a picture of me from that time (I'll try to find one of Merrill and me to scan later).!/TributeWall

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