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Jan 20, 1962
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Linus sits on the floor, sucking his thumb and holding his security blanket.<BR><BR> Lucy snatches the blanket away and runs down the hall with it screaming, "I got it!"<BR><BR> Linus opens his eyes with surprise.  Linus runs after Lucy shouting, "You gimme back my blanket!"<BR><BR> Lucy holds the blanket and says, "No!  I've got it, and I'm gonna keep it!  This is the start, you need to break the habit!"<BR><BR> Linus says, "Apparently you haven't read the latest scientific reports . . ."<BR><BR> Linus continues, "A blanket is as important to a child as a hobby is to an adult . . ."<BR><BR> Linus says, "Many a man spends his time restoring antique automobiles or building model trains or collecting old telephones or even studying about the civil war . . . This is called, 'Playing with the past.'"<BR><BR> Lucy says, "Really?"  Linus replies, "Certainly!!! And this is good for it helps these men to cope with their every day problems . . ."<BR><BR> Linus crouches and says, "Wow, I feel that it is absolutely necessary for me to get my blanket back so I"m just going to give it a good . . . YANK!"  Linus pulls the blanket and sends Lucy tumbling.<BR><BR> Linus holds his blanket and sucks his thumb and says, "It's surprising what you can accomplish with a little smooth talking and some fast action!"<BR><BR>
Jan 22, 1962
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