Here's my front page article from the Port Arthur News in the year 1988...
First off…let me say, I’ve always loved Halloween. The very idea that you can go to a complete stranger’s house and beg for candy is insane. And the idea that if they don’t give in to your demands for the sugar coated confection, you can turn around and “trick” them in practically any way you wish. Ya gotta love America. As a friend of mine recently said, “this is the only country where we teach our children not to talk to strangers and then we take them door to door begging for candy.” Realistically, that’s as dumb as the letter “Q”.
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