Letter: Kerouac memories of adventure

Interest in Jack Kerouac has always been high Interest in Jack Kerouac has always been high in Northport, where the writer lived for six years. Photo Credit: Handout

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Your story "Kerouac's other road" [LI Life, Dec. 9], about Jack Kerouac's years in Northport, reminded me of the more adventurous spirit of youth.

Sadly, as we get older -- with more responsibilities and less free time -- there are fewer journeys we can take. But Kerouac's ideals continue to live in all of us.

Larry Penner, Great Neck

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