I thank my college and graduate school interns, current and former, for their help. They are a remarkable group of talented young people. I have been honored to work with all of them.

In the current year, Mr. Thilina Basnayake, a second-year student at the University of Virginia, has been extremely helpful. He worked on this book as part of his summer internship with Creative Investment Research, Inc.

I also thank Claiborne Booker, an alumnus of the Booth School at the University of Chicago and Creative Investment Research, Inc., Advisory Board member Larry McCoy. Both were a great help, as was American Legion Kenneth H. Nash Post 8.

Last, but not least, Lineage Family Reunion members Gladys and William David Jackson were instrumental ...

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