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He would have headed straight for the candy.

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PS It is a fact: Any kid who graduates high school with a perfect K-12 attendance record, will, sooner or later, be found in San Francisco, running a leather boutique that caters to the S&M crowd.


Great story.

When I was 8 or 10 or so, the family took the train to Washington D.C. for vacation. I remember going to the back car in the Pittsburgh yards to watch them add a dining car. I waited and waited and waited, but the diner was never added. So I retreated, only to see our train rolling down the tracks without me. I took off running after it. Somebody in a tower must have seen me and alerted the train to stop. When I caught up to it, the conductor who'd told me about the diner was waiting at the open door. He said "I won't tell anyone if you won't".
Never mentioned it 'till now.

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