In Honor of Jim
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By Hank Spooner-Christen — Jun 20, 2012 5:30pm
In Memory of our cousin, Jimmy Young, who went to live with the Angels. I remember when Jimmy stayed at the family house at 2624 S.Dundee in Tampa,Florida in 1983. He stayed in my room,and slept on the top bunk bed. He worked at that time for the State Department, and had lived for 2 years in Germany. He did tell me about how he wrote some speeches for President Ronald Reagan, but many things he was not allowed to talk about. He also wrote and published a science fiction novel somewhere around this time called "The Face of The Deep", as well as having played keyboards in rock 'n' roll bands back in his native Minnesota. We mostly talked about the music, and The Beatles and the British Invasion. He told me at that time that he was going to give me his copy of ? and The Mysterians "96 Tears" album, because he knew how much I still love that group, but that never happened. I never saw him again after that time. He will be missed by me very much! God rest his soul!