THE SUMMER OF ’69, PART 3

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In early August, we left our employment since we had made plans to spend about a week in Paris. We had made arrangements in London to pick up a pre-paid rental car in Ostend, Belgium with the intent to drive into Paris and stay in youth hostels since we were on a very tight budget. […]

THE SUMMER OF ’69, PART 2

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We had found a modestly priced flat or studio apartment which was one large room with two beds and sparse furnishings. The apartment was in a house with two other flats. We all shared a bathroom and kitchen. You needed to use coins to feed gas to the stove and to get hot water for […]

THE SUMMER OF ’69, PART 1

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I spent the summer of 1969 with my friend, Glenn, living and working in London. This proved to be quite an adventure for two young guys with very limited financial resources and who, up to that point in our lives, had never traveled beyond the Northeastern part of America let alone to Europe. I became […]

Chapter 15, My Brother, A Dying Man

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This passage is from Chapter 15. At my brother’s funeral, I was gratified to see how many of his friends as well as his business and political colleagues came to pay their respects and say goodbye to him. I wrote and delivered at the funeral my brother’s eulogy. I talked about my brother’s many accomplishments […]