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The Friend’s Threesome Breaks Up

Being the middle child, Ansel Head was used to being in the middle. Since he knew no other arrangement, he tried to make the most of it. That was the situation in which he found himself with his two friends … Continue reading

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The Three Friends Sing-Along

Birmingham University School was too full of too few aristocrats’ boys to field winning teams. Outreach for private schools had not yet been invented. Inclusion was against the law in Alabama. Affirmative Action was still over the horizon. Winning, a … Continue reading

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Three Friends Avoid Exceptionalism

The three friends – Ansel Head, Henry, and Wilbur, all princes from the Tiny Kingdom – started together at the Birmingham University School in the fifth grade, lived as whites in a segregated society, and like most young males regardless … Continue reading

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