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  • America Votes

    Election news from across the Knight Ridder network and the Web

    Monday, February 02, 2004

    Breakfast with Sharpton, without waffles 

    They were out of the signature dish at the Waffle House in Orangeburg, S.C., reports Carl Chancellor of the Akron Beacon Journal.

    "No waffles," exclaimed Rev. Al Sharpton, who had to settle for a breakfast of eggs, grits and toast.

    Sharpton shook hands with most of the two dozen diners at the restaurant.

    An elderly black man seated at the counter engaged Sharpton in a brief conversation.

    "He serves a definite purpose. He keeps the others on the important issues," said Robert Hubbard, 83, of Orangeburg.

    posted by Ellen Dunkel at 11:34 AM



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