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Last Call: Doing What You’re Supposed to Do
Painting by Ray Stephenson

After Billy Joe Shaver died, I went down the rabbit hole and found a man who lived life to the fullest.

Billy Joe Shaver left the arena in October of 2020. Although I'm a longtime fan, his death didn't make me sad. For one thing, in spite of a less-than-health-conscious lifestyle, Shaver lived almost five years past the U.S. national average. He also managed to pack two lifetimes worth of experiences into his 81 years on this planet.

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