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Elvis 1956, photographs by Alfred Wertheimer (2009)

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“The stop was walking distance from Elvis’s home on Audubon Drive. Anxious to get there, he would save an hour by skipping the ride to the main terminal in Memphis and taking a taxi back to the suburbs. He asked directions from a passerby. He turned to wave good-bye. He set off for home. It would be among the last uncomplicated stops on Elvis’s journey into stardom.”

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