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44 Degrees Centrigrade in Tak

In 1974 I stepped off a bus in Needles California. At first I thought the overwhelming heat was from a bus exhaust. The giant thermometer across the street told the truth. 137 degrees Fahrenheit in the shade. I hid in the dairy Queen and drank ice cream sodas until the sun went down, then hitchhiked […]