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  • You're in the city after weeks and weeks of country characters. Running into Almost, Between and Maybe.

    And then a friend writes from England:

    "A man used to go around the city posting 'Lost' messages on walls and lampposts, only he hadn't lost a kitten or his keys, but, as he put it 'a sense of purpose.' He invited people to contact him directly if they knew the whereabouts of his purpose, lost at some point in the Thatcher years."

    And the day is saved.
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