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What story does this video inspire for you?
Use your imagination to write the opening of a short story or poem inspired by this video — or tell us about a memory from your own life that makes you think of. If you like, try writing from the perspective of one of the people in the video.
Post your piece in the comments, then read the related article to learn more about this vintage footage.
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