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Wild Card/Monday — 12.7.15

Pearl Harbor Day may be fading in the national consciousness. But it remains front and center to those who survived the World War II era, like my mother, 90, who was 10 when the attack on Pearl Harbor occurred. Pearl Harbor represents her war. Vietnam represents my war. And 9/11 represents the millennials' war. There seems to be a common theme with each generation. Man seems incapable of living at peace with his fellow man. (Rather than leave you with that unhappy thought, I'd like to mention that Huckleberries did pass its page-view record of 2,627,172 on Sunday. Now we have 3-plus weeks to reach for 2.8M.) Here's your first Wild Card of the work week ...

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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