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  • We got on board the train
    in the city of Springfield

    We see the human face of Amtrak.

    Where were we then?

    He is a courteous man in uniform
    who directed us
    to where we would sleep
    on the trip
    overnight to Chicago.

    Where we will board a plane
    at Chicago O'Hare
    bound for the West
    Coast, to fly
    over seas to the Far

    Through the train window
    - we have slowed
    down - I read: OHIO
    I know a song about Toledo, Ohio.
    Toledo - so nice to say

    The train rolls on
    I am heading towards my
    28th birthday

    Morningtown Ride by The Seekers
    Amtrak train in Chicago, Illinois photo by Steven Vance
    Website: All American Patriots
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