Only 100% Totality Good Enough For Once-in-a-Lifetime Total Solar Eclipse Event (Photos by Susan Nelson)

On Saturday June 8, 1918 a Total Solar Eclipse passed directly over Tampa but this time we weren’t that lucky. Millions of Americans viewed the once-in-a-lifetime experience but most in locations that were less than optimal. Well that simply was not good enough for Susan Nelson of Nelson’s Cleaning Service who made the 6 hour drive from Wesley Chapel to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where the Total Solar Eclipse achieved 100% Totality where the Sun was temporarily obscured for approximately 3 minutes by the Moon and then exited, stage left, from the mainland. “I've never seen so many people pulled over and set up shop on the side of the road!” said Nelson. Because of the traffic jams, it took nearly twice as long to get home but the experience was well worth it and one, she said, she will never forget for the rest of her life. 
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