Marilyn Reed was not happy when I told her about my black friend who was my roommate. I asked her if she was still working on a biography. She said no, but I had my doubts. “Like with my friend Bill, it was love at first sight. Rosalie loved Michael. He had nothing to hide. We became fast friends and played tennis almost every day that summer. We also drank a lot of beer, and talked a whole lot of Art Talk. Tennis and Art. We were ignoring our girlfriends. I was living with Gloria Elhers on Yosemite. Her best friends were a bother and sister who were members of the White Panthers. They did a lot of legal work for the most radical black group – in the world! Michael knew most of them.”

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I posted this at 12:40 P.M. Two hours later Mohammad Ali died.

Capturing Beauty


Jon Presco

Copyright 2016

Chapter Six


The term acceptance is a noun with three different meanings.[2]

The first is the act of taking or receiving something offered. For example, if someone is giving you a gift and you receive it, then you have accepted the gift; therefore, having acceptance.

Another definition of acceptance has to do with positive welcome and belonging; favor and endorsement. For instance, a person could like someone and have acceptance for them due to their approval of that person.

The third description of acceptance is that it can be an act of believing or assenting.

Acceptance – “An express act or implication by conduct that manifests assent to the terms of an offer in a manner invited or required by the offer so that a bindingcontract is…

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