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Glow Worms and Ruthless Time



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As Churchill put it, “Curse ruthless time! Curse our mortality.  How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it! We are all worms. But I do believe that I am a glow worm.”

George Will is 70. Willie Mays is 80 — two glow worms for sure. And Jerry Brown is . . . who can tell, given that he inhabits a parallel universe. I wouldn’t be surprised if he glows in the dark.



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