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The Man, The Genius, RAY CHARLES

uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 2 April 1966

THE STORY begins in Albany, Georgia in the year, 1932: Ray Charles was born. Six years later, the story — and the Charles family — had moved to Greenville, Florida where tragedy struck its first piercing blow. The small boy they called Ray was blinded — totally — with positively no hope for recovery.

Total word count of piece: 1075

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