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Mother of Mercy! Is this the end of Rico?

Published by LANNING | Wednesday, January 05, 2011 11:05 AM


BR 100 word contest -- last gasp : ) If you've never seen him in LITTLE CAESAR, it's a must see.


     This was when The Willows was fresh, dark. I was four. Our Sunday family ritual. Me and my burger and fries.
     My parents' voices went low; their whispers ran high. Back and forth with intensity. Finally mom turned to him.
     "Are you Edward G. Robinson?"
     "Why, yes, ma'am, I am."
     "Oh my God!"
     "And who might you be?"
     "I'm Chris. This is my husband. Our daughter. Our son."
     He reached over and plucked me from my chair. "And a fine looking boy he is, ma'am," he said, tousling my hair and bouncing me on his knee.

     Me and Eddie G.



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