Omar Troy stands in front of a mirror, combing his short curls, inspecting his uniform. The young man with chestnut-colored eyeglass frames gives himself a pep talk before his afternoon shift behind a coffee counter.
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I worked for a wholesale company that sold Dante (Stephensen) all his tobacco products, etc. for many, many years. … He will be missed by many people, I am very sure. ... From his first at day at Underground until my retirement, I cherished Dante’s. Thank you for the wonderful article about a truly wonderful individual!
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Thanks for a most enjoyable story. I’ll be sad to see him go but I understand he did well on the property sale, which should ease his retirement years. You’re right about no more “Hotlanta.” Alas.
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