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Janis Ian: 'Society's Child', And Why the Ban Is Being Lifted

Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 14 July 1967

"Walk me down to school, baby
Everybody's acting deaf and blind
Until they turn and say
'Why don't you stick to your own kind!'"

Total word count of piece: 405


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