April 17, 2001. No smart phones. No social media. You went to Blockbuster to rent a video. 9/11 hadn’t happened. An 18-year-old voter, who can fight for our country, wasn’t even born. It was a totally differently world 6,994 days ago.

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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.