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Trying to track down a short story

Discussion in 'Books' started by actiondirector, Dec 30, 2007.

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  1. actiondirector

    actiondirector Cadet

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    I read a short story in Jr. High back in the 80's about a world in the future where everyone was made to be equal. The story revolved around a boy in school who was smarter, stronger, faster and had better eye sight than everyone else. Because of this, he was forced to wear plated armor to slow him down and weaken him, thick glasses that worsened his eye sight and a helmet that scattered his thoughts with electronic pulses so he couldn't think as well.

    Does anyone know the name or the author of this short story?
     
  2. DannyMcg

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    And almost a decade later you get a reply to your query..
    Title: Harrison Bergeron (1961)
    Author: Kurt Vonnegut

    Harrison Bergeron - Wikipedia
     
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  3. sci-fi-dude

    sci-fi-dude Rocket Ranger

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    My man, there a lot of forums that are empty, its good to have Tom, I'm here because this subject interest me, and you never know it might fill up again....
     

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