Fun Highlights from Hands Across America
- Five couples got married that day while participating in the Hands Across America festivities
- In Pittsburgh’s Three River Stadium, hundreds of Little Leaguers held hands with big leaguers as the line crossed the grandstand
- In New Mexico, Hopi & Navaho tribesmen met in a hand-holding pow-wow
- In Texas, migrant workers organized a 51 mile stretch
- In Iowa, Jesse Jackson stood between a Motel 6 night manager and Mr. Goodwrench
- In Washington, DC, Reagan and his staff joined Rev. Graham, Olympic Gymnast Mary Lou Retton & Coretta Scott King in a line that went right through the White House Portico
- Through sparsely populated New Mexico, ranchers lined up cattle horn-to-hoof to fill in for missing humans
- In Pittsburgh, nuns held hands with members of the Hell’s Angeles
- The massive human line featured 21 year old Brooke Shields on the George Washington Bridge, Billy & Hillary Clinton in Arkansas, and Kenny Rogers braving blistering heat in the Southwest.
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