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Carnegie Hall


Carnegie Hall

I was standing in line for the bathroom and the sixtysomething guy in front of me told me to turn my Blackberry off, to leave my work at the office. I was at Carnegie Hall for the teacher awards for the foundation Felice runs. Before the event there was a dinner at the Trattoria across the street.

After the main course, the six honorees were called upon to tell their stories. When they arose you saw no haute couture. But each of them radiated something from the inside, an electricity, a dedication to their work.

Not a job, but a calling. After crossing the street to the Hall, after getting my ticket ripped, I walked down to the stage. Not ....

midnight Saturday 25th March 2006 EST
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