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What's your ideal you must seek?

BY tonyglim on September 12, 2012
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\"Each of us, when our day's work is done, must seek our ideal, whether it be love or pinochle or lobster a la Newburg, or the sweet silence of the musty bookshelves.\" -- O. Henry (1862-1910)

On September 11, 1862, short-story writer William Sydney Porter, better known as \"O. Henry,\" was born in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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