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Subject:  Re: Civil War Date:  4/5/2011  2:18 AM
Author:  salaryguru Number:  32133 of 73675

I left North Carolina in '84, but I still have many very close friends there and also in Florida and Georgia. And I have continued to spend significant time in the South. I'll spend the week in Tampa next week and have spent significant time in Atlanta, Raleigh, and New Orleans in the past year.

Most of my professional colleagues who live in the South do not refer to the Civil War as the War of Northern Aggression, nor do they talk about the South rising again. Of course many of them are not even originally from the South. But when I travel, I have a tendency to stray from the university campuses and corporate offices that pay me to come and visit. I almost always tack on several days of time to my visits to explore and experience the culture on my own. You really don't have