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1974 - MY FIRST TRIP AWAY FROM NORTH AMERICA
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Izmir, Turkey—My friend, the indomitable Bird Nietmann, had just completed a season of professional basketball in France. One morning in April, 1974, Bird told a persistent Turkish shoe-shine boy to polish not his basketball shoes, but his bare feet. A crowd immediately materialized around the delighted boy.

 
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