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I’ve Been Meditating for 48 Years

I’ve learned an incredible amount about myself and the world around me

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In the fall of 1972, I was beginning my last year in college. The Watergate scandal was unfolding. The war in Vietnam was beginning to wind down, but unrest and turmoil still plagued college campuses across the country — and plenty of people…




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