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May 23, 2011

Electrifying Atmosphere Invigorates and Inspires Volunteer

Upon arriving at the Memphis Cook Convention Center on May 16 for the Booker T. Washington High School graduation, what I saw appeared to be mass confusion. There were cars, people, T-shirt vendors, and a vast variety of others converging on the building. There were numerous law enforcement units from various agencies (Secret Service, Shelby County Sheriff, SWAT, Memphis Police, etc.) on, around, and in the facility brandishing rifles, pistols, and tact gear. But amid all this perceived bedlam, I felt a peaceful calm.