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Washington Needs No Vindication

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At the Washington house near Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, there is a concrete slab in the back yard that embodies the resolve of its owner.

 

Attached to the slab is Ron Washington's air conditioning unit. Post-Katrina thieves stole the first replacement unit. So Wash fought back with more concrete. The bolts look like ones you'd see on a bridge.

 

"I don't think they'll be messing with it now," Washington said confidently.

 

The word of the month is resiliency. Washington's Texas Rangers...

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