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Premiseless's Avatar Jump to comment 21 by Premiseless

Handing him a first edition of Hitch 22, hand involuntarily trembling, mouth dry,

"Thank you for changing the way I think!"

"That's the kindest thing you could say to me."

And a look in his eye of inquiry lost, as if he'd occasioned many a conversation ill served the time and circumstance.

(My only, briefly personal, encounter with the maestro!)

A month later his illness was announced.

Sat, 17 Dec 2011 16:03:32 UTC | #900332