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Behind the Mike By Michael Aun

My eldest sister Mary Delle was affectionately called “Myrt” by friends and family. We all had nicknames. Older brother, George had the moniker “Buzz.” Mine was “Yogi,” because I had an amazing resemblance to New York Yankee catcher Yogi Berra. I also looked a lot like the guy on Mad Magazine, Alfred E. Newman. The neighborhood bully, Joe Clyde Leaphart, kicked out my front tooth after I tackled him during a friendly afternoon game of football on South Lake Drive in downtown Lexington, SC. In my early years it was great for spitting. I could send a stream further than any kid ...

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