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John Vujnovic, an attorney from Weirton, West Virginia, said, describing his experience on the evening of October 7, 1966.
Vujnovic was driving south on State Route 66 from Chester, West Virginia, to Weirton in the northernmost tip of the state.
In West Virginia, he was damaged by the failure of Weirton Steel, an employee-owned company.
The evidence indicated that the company had failed for other reasons, but the Weirton workers thought otherwise and Al paid the price.
On the third day, we worked our way out of western Pennsylvania and into West Virginia, where we toured Weirton Steel, a large integrated producer that the employees had bought from its former owner and kept running.
The nighborhood had fallen slowly but surely to winos, weirdos, shot-spans and gangs of vicious children.
There were the usual types of real-life weirdos -- clippies and stickies and nudies and people walking about shrouded in opaque anonymity chadors -- but all of this was secondary.
A lot of colossally stoned weirdos in varibus attitudes of abandon, a lot of unconscious weirdos, and one or two weirdos lazily making love by the fire, while what must have looked like a shaved monkey played the piano and a talking dog sang along in a fake German accent.
Almost overnight unorthodox behaviour had become the new orthodoxy, long-haired weirdos became the norm and patriotic boys with crew cuts started to look like freaks.
Despite Shockley’s attitude, the rest of the expatriates began to accept the twins, lumping us together as weirdos of the most perverted sort, yet explicable in our weirdness.