NEW YORK: The Wrestler

A gaunt, bookish fellow named Alexander Ector Orr Munsell was presented last week with a problem calculated to curl a man's nerve ends up like watch springs: he inherited $650,000 from his mother. Under ordinary circumstances, he might well have kissed his fingers and done a buck & wing. But Alexander Ector Orr Munsell was forced to remember something: 18 years ago, finding himself with a million dollars, he had given it all away, and he had sworn he never wanted anything to do with money again.

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