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Train out of Cicero:
A Story of Trains, Hobos and Sri Ramakrishna

It was 1969 and I was 17 years old. I had a pack on my back and just walked across the city of Cicero, Illinois, to the westbound yards of the Burlington Northern Railway. I was looking to hop a freight train out to Denver and onto the California coast.  Once in the boxcar, I found myself in a situation that threatened violence and it was a story told by Sri Ramakrishna that showed me a way through it all . . .

Here is that same story told in Video format about what went down that night on a freight train, Westbound out of  Cicero.

Music: 'Spann's Stomp' by Otis Spann

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