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The Sciences

Randi and me

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitJune 28, 2008 8:00 PM

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At TAM 6, I was honored to present James Randi with a unique gift: a trophy filled with comments from audience members about how Randi has affected their lives. Randi has had a profound influence on me and my journey to reality, and it was, well, amazing to stand on stage and give this to him. JREFer Kittynh got video of it; unfortunately her battery died just as Randi started speaking, but you can hear what I said. In case you're wondering, the pause in my speech was because something got stuck in my throat. Yeah, that's it.

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And that's Hal Bidlack standing on stage with me. He's running for Congress in Colorado against a Bush rubber-stamper, and needs your help.

Hat tip to Dean Baird for the photo.

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