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I am most fond of talking and thinking; that is to say, talking first and thinking afterwards.
Born December 6, 1892
Reverence for the Man
“He’s worried for me, Thomas realizes. He’s worried that I’ve gone too far and may never make it back.”
This final line captures the essence of this father-son relationship, a perfect metaphor for how far Thomas would stray from the religious faith his father had tried to instill in him.
Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo is Parks’s most recent book.
[The magazine gives no credit for the story’s illustration.]
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