September 2016

Listening for 50 years

In 1965, an old-timer heard the bartender say last call. Five decades later, he’s still using his ears

March 27, 1965, I climbed off a barstool in El Paso, Texas and said, “That’s enough.” Although I had only been drinking for 13 years, I had done lots of damage to my family, my friends and myself. I started when I was 19.

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