The “Man” himself is a 52 foot high wooden structure, also lit up at night by long pink and blue lights — he stands on a stack of bales of hay and on Saturday he is set on fire, surrounded by fire dancers and flame throwing machines. Everyone walks to the center of the camp to watch this and as he slowly crumbled and disintegrated everyone cheered. As we left the camp the wardens were holding signs - including “365 days to go and counting.......”

© Sheila Masson, 2001

ECHO: Volume 3 Issue 2
Levitz: In the Footsteps of Eurydice * Kassabian: Ubiquitous Listening * Draughon and Knapp: Mahler and the Crisis of Jewish Identity * Musical Perspectives on September 11 * Anne Elise Thomas: Reflections on September 11
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