A Hop Too Many

End of a South African saga

Tony Tomasello, killing some slow moments last week at the gas station he owns in Fort Lauderdale, came across a fascinating story in his local newspaper. It said that a brown-haired man stopped by police for running a red light in the affluent Florida city might just be a Jesse James-style bank robber whose mixture of bravado and courtesy had made him a folk hero in South Africa. The traffic violator had given his name as Peter Harris. Tomasello had sold a used orange Mustang to a Peter...

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