How to Gamble and Win

Some people and things know better how to gamble and win than to live or be ordinary.

That’s the last line in an original short story that Al Klinger read at his 90th birthday party in Hyde Park. But on the afternoon of Sunday, May 15, it was just the beginning.

“You can take a deep breath,” Klinger said upon finishing the story, setting his papers down on the DJ’s turntable behind him. “I know I can be overwhelming at times, but I have to say a few things.”

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