Fiction | September 01, 1987

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I can’t remember now if it’s Richie Cort who was the kid with Leukemia and Burt Green who is the baseball star, or whether it’s the other way around.  My eyes sting in the cathode ray shower gushing from my video display termial, ink from the disintegrating papers scattered about the newsroom clogs my pores, the desk is screaming for copy??but I’m not even sure if I’m Stanley Besserman the newspaper reporter.

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