THE GREAT SIMOLEON CAPER

Hard to imagine a less attractive life-style for a young man just out of college than going back to Bismarck to live with his parents -- unless it's living with his brother in the suburbs of Chicago, which, naturally, is what I did. Mom at least bakes a mean cherry pie. Joe, on the other hand, got me into a permanent emotional headlock and found some way, every day, to give me psychic noogies. For example, there was the day he gave me the job of figuring out how many jelly beans it would take to fill up Soldier Field.

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