Mary and Joe, Chicago Style

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    Probably my favorite Christmas column ever. My mind goes back to one of the writers that most influenced my thinking in my formative years, Mike Royko. I read this column to my mom when I got home from school, to my dad later in the day. Merry Christmas!

    Mary And Joe, Chicago Style - Chicago Tribune

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    Going to repost one of the best of Royko columns.

    I grew up reading and hearning my parents read Royko columns aloud. Every once in awhile,they'd ask my brother or I to read one aloud. This one on Mary and Joe, well that fell to me.

    Royko's been gone for many a year now, but if you'd like to have a glimmer or want to relive, this is a great link:

    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articl...rofile-of-newspaper-columnist-mike-royko.html

    I know that the following likely exceeds allowed copying, but the article is really long, I want the readers to feel some of the subjects angst:

     
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    Thanks Annie. Royko was the best ever.
     

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