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3 On a Match

3 On a Match

You’ve seen it in dozens of films, mostly in black and white. Somewhere outside in the dark of night, three guys take out cigarettes. One of them strikes a wooden match. The match flares up from the phosphorous in the tip and then settles down to a steady yellow...
How Can You Always Win?

How Can You Always Win?

The desperate young husband was at the roulette table gambling what little money he and his wife had left. It was his only chance to earn enough money to get them out of Vichy-controlled Morocco to Lisbon and from there to the United States. But the trip from...