Re: A wrong reason to grow your hair or bad excuse?

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Posted by Long Hair In Albany (other posts) on July 05, 2019 at 09:18:29 Previous Next

In Reply to: Re: A wrong reason to grow your hair or bad excuse? posted by Tommmm on July 04, 2019 at 04:06:56:

: The thing that gave long hair a bad name was the Manson murders and caused the hippie movement to get painted with a broad brush. As kid in the 70s I remember how Helter Skelter rocked middle class suburbia and people really came to fear longhairs. And the Hell's Angels and the incident at the Rolling Stones Altimont concert didn't help either.

I grew up and starting growing my hair in the 1960s. I was one
of those hippies. What gave hippies a bad name was the
anti war movement.

People didn't come to fear hippies.

I was living in Wisconsin at the time and the Manson murders
barely caused a ripple. Neither did Altimont.

: When it comes to machismo I stopped ridding bicycles about 30 years ago after a Saturday night live cartoon that portrayed bicyclists as gay. Well now I'm battling diabetes and weight issues.

I stopped riding my bicycle in the 1980s, too many
lunatics on the road. Also around here the Ghost Bike
has gotten alot of exposure. (the ghost bike is to
memorialize the many bicycle riders killed in motor vehicle
accidents. )

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