CoVID and The 27th Day

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In 1958, John Mantley wrote a Cold War novel called The 27th Day. It was made into a movie. I’m pretty sure I saw the movie and read the book, probably in that order. I was 13. Spoiler alert: The ending of that story is the hook for this article, so read on at your peril.

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