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#philadelphia

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I see far stronger and more charismatic personalities strolling around Philadelphia's neighborhoods than are being featured in most of today's bland daytime soaps.


Camille Paglia


#being #bland #charismatic #daytime #far

But I think mainly, you know, just up in the East Coast, it's where it all originated. You know, Philadelphia. It goes back to the beginning. So, you know, fans have a lot of history, and they love their teams up here.


Rafael Palmeiro


#beginning #coast #east #east coast #fans

You should see what our Founding Fathers used to say to each other and in the early part of our nation. But what they were able to do, especially in Philadelphia in 1787, four months, they argued about what a House should be, what a Senate should be, the power of the president, the Congress, the Supreme Court. And they had to deal with slavery.


Colin Powell


#about #argued #congress #court #deal

The 76ers hold a special place in my heart and I am intrigued by the opportunity to return to Philadelphia, where I was part of a rebuilding program, joining the team the year after it went 9-73 and going to the NBA Finals just four years later.


Doug Collins


#am #finals #four #going #heart

I was born in Philadelphia and currently live in Minneapolis. I write for both children and adults.


Kate DiCamillo


#both #children #currently #i #i was born

When I was in Philadelphia during the Depression in 1930 or '31, I got a very sad job as a night watchman in a garage. The cars in the garage had been abandoned by their owners, since they had lost their jobs and couldn't keep up the payments.


Tom Glazer


#been #cars #depression #during #garage

Teller and I worked Renaissance Festivals and street performing - actually more real, no kidding around, Philadelphia street performing than we did Renaissance Festivals.


Penn Jillette


#around #did #festivals #i #kidding

I represent the Port of Philadelphia, and I know firsthand the important role that ports play in the national and global economy. I have also seen how simple accidents can have devastating impacts on the port system.


Allyson Schwartz


#also #devastating #economy #firsthand #global

My first recording, a guy came down to Philadelphia and heard me play and he introduced me to Alfred Lion.


Jimmy Smith


#came #down #first #guy #heard

My father's family came from Virginia and Philadelphia. He wasn't a brother who talked a lot. He was a workingman, a quiet, blue-collar dude.


Ice T


#brother #came #dude #family #father






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