During the bicycle boom of the 1890's in U.S., Western Union employed a number of bicycle messengers in large population centers.
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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Danny Harris interviews Danny Harris.
Monday, August 1st, 2011
I look back on my life and realize that my upbringing is a little different than most. We were the only white famil...
Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
Eventually Mrs. Jones stepped down, and was looking for nominations for a new president. I just kept my head down a...
Monday, June 20th, 2011
I never rode school buses as a kid, only public buses, so this was all new to me when I started.
Friday, April 8th, 2011
My story may be a little rough to some people, but I hope that they can still hear my message: there is hope. Becau...
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
I like the sun in my face, that's why I am a bus operator. I don't know how them people operate the Metro and spend...
Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
I would like to get a hold of the people passing laws and just shake 'em. Some of those people have no knowledge of...
Wednesday, October 13th, 2010
I will never understand why in this city, the federal city and the greatest and most powerful city in the world, I ...
Monday, October 4th, 2010
The friendliness of bus drivers here is something that many of us don't acknowledge.
Saturday, May 8th, 2010
I am definitely going to raise my kids in the suburbs. It is really safe there and nothing bad can pretty much happ...
Tuesday, April 20th, 2010
People knock the tourists, but I don't see things like that. I mean, I have a job because of them, and I like that ...
Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
Why not start running backwards?
Saturday, March 13th, 2010
I have known people who only know how to get from their suburban home to their office downtown and don't know how t...
Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
There is no way I could remove myself from D.C. life, short of moving to Alaska
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
So, when you bring all these poor people together, you end up creating ghettos just like the ghettos in Nazi German...
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