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Waiting for Dalai

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Williamsburg, VA. October 10, 2012; 1:30 pm.

Doors opened at William and Mary Hall  at 11:30 am for the 2 pm event featuring His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso,  but there were already long lines of cars, busses, shuttles and  people waiting to get in. 

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There's always alot of security at His Holiness, I gather no one is taking any chances with his enemies.  Eastern chants plays in the background as the auditorium fills.

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The empty chair waits, as we all do, expectantly.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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