• The Big Shot: 1957

    1 month ago - By Shorpy

    I never did get the full skinny on how it all went down that day. All I know is that it was my brother and his pal, this guy. A couple of ex-Catholic high school boys; you know the type - four years in, walk out with a fancy piece of paper, the whole nine yards. Then two years later they're back in town, cruising the mean streets, past all the usual joints - Montgomery Ward, J.C. Penney, F.W. Woolworth, Thom McAn, The Cottage Bookshop. That's right: San Rafael, California.
    When it happened, it happened fast. First his pal pulls up and parks, lights himself a cig, happy as a clam, not a...
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