David Nelsons Can't Fly
Jerry Nelson
January 2008

I knew the country was headed south when they started stopping my brother at airports because his name was so suspicious -- "David Nelson".  The list had only 700 names then (2003).  It's up to 700,000 in 2007, with the addition of the James Wilsons and the John Thompsons of the world.  The David Nelsons of the world got their own ballad, as reported on National Public Radio by PBS.    If they've taken down  the page, I have an  old copy of it.    

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