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TOP GUN: Love in the Time of Collars Up

It took 29 years for Top Gun to find me. I had successfully avoided any exposure to the film- no scenes from the edited fit-for-tv version and no friends or film professors showing Top Gun ironically . Even the soundtrack hits that had been successfully added to my musical lexicon avoided being associated with Goose and Maverick. Take My Breath Away? Danger Zone? Who knew? I picked up the copy in the Cambridge Public Library almost serendipitously. I turned the corner to the film section and it was the first title to grab my eye. It was calling me. Top
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