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Save Richmond on The Robinson’s New Legs

February 15, 2009 9:03 am by

Don Harrison at Save Richmond has, in The Robinson’s New Legs, put together a comprehensive look at the new/old neighborhood theater and cultural space. A fantastic read if for no other reason than the “ten things you should know about the great Mr. Bojangles”:

2. His name was actually Luther, not Bill. He and his younger brother exchanged first names during their youth — reportedly after a bloody fist fight.

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5. Among his many achievements, he broke the world record for running backwards. His record setting time of 8.2 seconds for the 75-yard dash has never been equaled.


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