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Old 10-09-2012, 09:51 AM   #10
burt bienstock
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Default Re: you need this book in your life

Originally Posted by split_decision View Post

ive read so many bios on boxers over the years but this one seriously is brilliant
Split, a little tale about Barney Ross...When I was a youngster I was at a charity affair with some friends...Chatting with friends I noticed a gray haired man standing ALONE at the bar...It was the great retired Barney Ross who licked addiction to morphine by this time and just seperated
from his wife...I wanted so badly to go over to him and shake his hand ,
but I was too chicken to do so...He was my dad's hero ,and a true American hero,and I chickened out !
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