Friday, September 28, 2012

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May 2011 Doomsday

When Harold Camping declared to the world that the apocalypse was definitely, without a doubt, coming on May 21, 2011, 60-year-old retired MTA worker Robert Fitzpatrick spent $140,000 of his life savings to plaster the MTA with warnings. When it didn't happen, Fitzpatrick told reporters, "I'm tired. I was working hard trying to get the word out. I'm very surprised."

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Virginia K. Smith is the Assistant Editor at The L Magazine and a Bushwick resident. Her profile picture was taken at Summerscreen, because she is a real team player.

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