Taxes, Death And Trouble

It's something to see these old trailers. When I was young, brooding, and melodramatic, I use to tell people I wanted this played at my funeral. Now I feel guilty to have ever besmirched this classic with my self-absorption.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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