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Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 20:32:29 -0800
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There's a difference between homosexuality and pedophilia, though. There's
nothing wrong with homosexuality.

At 09:42 PM 1/5/98 +0000, David Caswell wrote:
>It never ceases to amaze me how there is always some one eager to
>attack cultural and literary icons.  Last year we had to debate the
>absurd claim that Mark Twain was homosexual.  This year he's a
>pedophile.  What I don't understand is why these idiotic allegations
>are made.   I guess it is the equivalent of a headline in The National
>Inquirer.  SLC was a man of dignity, courage, humor, intelligence and
>discipline.  How desperately we need men like him today!

     -- mitch w.