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Smoked Out

I am an ex-smoker. I smoked cigarettes for about 14 years over a span of 20 years. I quit a couple of times before I finally stopped. One time I even quit for four years. And I chose to start again, under the same rubric that Paul reports led him to not stop: self-indulgence. The […]

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Hunting for an Identity

Dear Mr. Migaldi, Thank you very much for taking the time to write and publish your essay “Natural Born Killers” [November 26]. Your gentle yet firm handling of the confusion that men (and women too) experience when defining their identities struck a vibrant chord with me. As a man, I too have had to wrestle […]

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Lay Off Larry

Re: “Scary Larry” [February 23] C’mon, what do you expect? Television news is not in the business of educating people or entertaining people or really performing any service other than making money for its owners and corporate sponsors. The moniker “news” is merely a “handle” by which each channel gets to present various degrees of […]