I went to Bush's first Inauguration in 2001. I was a junior at Duke at that time. Later that night I went to a club in Georgetown. One of the songs played was "Bombs over Baghdad," which I now know was inspired by the 1998 bombing of Iraq by order of Bill Clinton. When the club closed my buddy and I discovered that the Metro had stopped running and we were stuck. It had also started snowing and cabs were few. We talked our way into crashing in an apartment of Georgetown University women. I got the couch. My buddy slept on the floor. The girl who okayed us to stay said she trusted Southern gentlemen from Mississippi. It was a milder time then.
Henderson Jones, Trinity '02
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