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at the service station.
filling air in the mini
van. a man

on his bike he
smiled. hurriedly
the fourth tire
had reached 44 psi.

“if you hurry you
can reap the rest
of my seventy-five

he paused, then
turned red and begged to
ask a (quote) strange
question of me.


are you related to
brian prince? you
look a lot like…

“dude, (interrupting)
i am brian prince.”

and the air
went silent.