“How are your eyes?”
“ With pride!”
“How are your EYES?!”
This exchange is the exclamation point that caps off every performance from the Minuteman Marching Band, for which I played the piccolo for four years in the late 1990s. Band members answer their leader, voices in unison echoing through the Pioneer Valley, during halftime shows from Montreal to Michigan, and now inside Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, while Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst undergoes renovations.
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