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The great high school reunion
Haley - Reunion
Members of the Robert E. Lee Academy class of 2003 at their recent 10-year reunion. C-I Localife editor Haley Atkinson is third from the right in the striped shirt helping to hold up the reunion sign.
Earlier this summer, I made the wise decision to see the Baz Luhrmann version of The Great Gatsby. I have to say I was an immediate fan of the film, not surprising as I love the book and Leonardo DiCaprio and modern remakes of classic works in general. I have read Gatsby close to 30 times by now, I’m sure, and the final words of the book have a way of replaying over and over again in my mind for days on end, as incessantly as if they were part of some Taylor Swift song -- “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”