by Sharlene Irete

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June 18, 2007
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Shoes an important decision for graduation

It was decades before they were knighted, but when I graduated from high school, Sir Paul and Sir Elton were singing "Band on the Run" and "Crocodile Rock." The motto for my Western High School class of 1974 was from the popular book, "Jonathan Livingston Seagull."

"No bird soars as high as when it soars on its own wings," sticks with me, but the only other thing I remember about my graduation ceremony was my choice of shoes.

In a sea of Columbia blue caps and gowns, I felt I stood out in my white patent leather platforms that added …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 21, 2007 09:42PM Published Jun 18, 2007 03:00AM Copyright 2007 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.