The world is indeed a less bright place today, in many senses of the term.
I am sure we all have our favorie Gary stories.
I think my favorite is the time he was in front of a judge in Boston Housing Court, and the judge (well known as a progressive) asked, at the close of a case, "what difference does $5 a month made, and Gary replied like a flash, "When you are hungry, $5 a month makes all the difference in the world -- and YOU should know that."
Apparantly, the judge reeled back as if he had been
And, of course, there is the story of Gary telling his doctor that he
wanted to make sure that he was given no preference as to heart transplants:
"I have spent my life fighting that kind of thing, and I don't want to
end it any differently."
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