FRAMINGHAM, Mass. It’s 8 a.m. on a Sunday morning, and Jim Glzorp readily admits he’d rather be in bed than standing outside in the cold handing out leaflets at a strip mall. “I’ve successfully avoided politics all my life,” he says, as his 9-year-old son Jim, Jr. hugs his leg. “When I read about all the crazies out there these days, I had to start getting involved–for my kid’s future.”
One day Marilyn Monroe confessed a crush on Abraham Lincoln: “He was such a great guy. When I see a man like that, I would love to just sit on his lap.”
Review of “Marilyn in Manhattan,” The Wall Street Journal
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MAYNARD, Mass. In a darkened room, Rose Alba Mercurio sits in a comfortable chair and repeats the words she hears on a self-hypnosis tape especially prepared for her by a local support group. “I don’t need another . . . I don’t need another,” she says in a trance-like monotone for twenty minutes, then opens her eyes.
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SAN DORITO, California. Like many college presidents, Norman van Dorn of San Dorito State College wouldn’t mind the publicity that comes with a winning sports program. “You look at what Doug Flutie did for Boston College,” he says, referring to an upsurge in applications that school enjoyed after a “Hail Mary” pass by the diminutive quarterback beat Miami on the final play of a nationally-televised game in 1984. “I’d like to have some of that mojo working for us when a kid is choosing…Continue