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February 1974

Once Over Lightly

Sense and nonsense on the road to recovery

THINGS WEREN'T quite clear in the following tale, either. A lush who lived in a rural area was doing some quiet drinking at home one day when he discovered that his house was on fire. Phoning the fire department of a nearby town, he explained his plight and asked them to come and put out the blaze. "Okay," said the fire chief. But how do we get to your place?"


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