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June 15th, 2010

“Its appearance, right before the Civil War, at a time of growth and anxiety for America, made it a metaphor and portent in the public imagination.”

Texas State English professor Marilynn Olson, discussing a meteor procession identified by Texas State researchers as the phenomenon mysteriously referenced in a Walt Whitman poem.


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