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  • There was hardly a more intriguing figure of that time and there were many: JFK in the White House, James Bond in the movie theaters, Hugh Hefner on the drug store magazine racks, Mailer, Kerouac, Ginsberg on the literary hot list, Dylan, Joplin, and the British invasion on our tarmacs. And then there was Tim, mapping and extolling the inner realms of consciousness while beckoning a whole generation to break free from its cookie cutter existence and take a chance on its own nervous system. His rallying cry, “Tune in, Turn on, Drop Out” would come later, initially, it was his self-published booklet, Start Your Own Religion that called me to adventure.
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