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Jogging with my mother at the Boardwalk

My mother had a heart attack when she was fifty-three, the same age I am now. That was the day she quit smoking, cold-turkey. (It’s pretty hard to smoke in intensive care, even if you wanted to.) My mother had … Continue reading

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George Gluppe’s Bio: Fast times and good times

Early years George Gluppe was born in the small city of Hawkesbury, Ontario, in 1933. His father worked in the local paper mill—when he could. It was the Depression and times were tough. The family home had no indoor plumbing … Continue reading

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