Nation: A Cry to Pierce The Gray

Anderson speaks out

On a blustery day in Boston, a slim, solitary figure with a shock of hair as white as the falling snow kept approaching passersby. "I'm John Anderson," he cheerfully announced. An intense young man bounded up to him and pleaded: "Why aren't you running on the Democratic ticket? I really don't think you have a prayer in the world in the Republican Party." All too familiar with that question, Anderson stoically replied: "I do have a chance if enough people like you are willing to support me."

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