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A Remembrance of Christmas past

Dece 1983.pngWhile those schmaltzy Hallmark commercials can produce a tear or two during the holidays, one photograph that consistently opens my tear ducts (from laughter) is the 1983 picture of first lady Nancy Reagan sitting on Mr. T's lap. Oh Nancy, what were you thinking?

What brought these two superstars together was their common anti-drug stance. Reagan inaugurated the "Just Say No" to drugs campaign in the 1980s, and Mr. T even recorded a song titled"No Dope No Drugs" in 1984.

Where are they now? Nancy Reagan, 87, lives in Bel Air, California, and is a vocal supporter of stem cell research. Mr. T (Lawrence Tero), formerly of The A-Team, could be found on the 2006 TV Land reality show I Pity the Fool, in which T traveled around America giving advice and solving problems.


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