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…AND REMAINS A COW.pdf
"My mother had an expression which struck me as a meanspirited put-down, but rather accurate: In Yiddish: 'A kee gayt tzum Kiev, un kimt fun Kiev, un blaybt a kee.'"

CARS.pdf
"It was 9:55 AM on Thursday August 14, 2008, and I had just returned from saying goodbye to my 1999 Toyota Camry."

1945-54 My Draft Board and Me.pdf
"What follows describes my nine-year 'Herculean' struggle with my draft board to avoid the draft."

AGING.pdf
"On December 18, 2007, I turned 80. The thought that has haunted me ever since is, 'Now I am REALLY old.'"

MY FATHER.pdf
"My father’s name was Louis Schlitt, spelled with two Ts."

Being poor.pdf
"Being poor isn't so bad when most of the people around you are poor."

1951 Courtship and Marriage SF.pdf
"The fall of 1947 was much like the fall of 1946 and 1945: classes at CCNY started right after Labor Day and I had a heavy schedule."

IT’S ALL OF A PIECE.pdf
"As I put together 'my story' it occurred to me that it is like the resumes we prepared when looking for a job..."

1934 NURSERY SCHOOL DAYS.pdf
"When I was about five years old, my mother 'enrolled' me in the Isaac Gerson Foundation Hebrew Day Nursery. "

LENNY RUBIN.pdf
"Lenny Rubin was the first friend I made after entering City College in September 1945."
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