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Motherless Mama's Boy Pittsburgh is gray, hung over. A giant bowl of potato soup. He has never been to where he is going, but it is time to become a regular. Now miles North of Pitt's campus, on a glacier deposit, he can see the building where he is supposed to be. The Cathedral of Learning. Visible from everywhere. Inescapable. The second tallest classroom in the world. This will be much better Than Czechoslovakian Film. Inside, he will flash money. Order the girl with the nicest name. A Mickey would be pleasant. Slip me a Mickey. It doesn't matter. He'll tell on himself, for skipping class. He'll tell her he's thinking about quitting school. His clothes will not come off, and neither will hers. He'll cry. He's paying to be held. He's paying for precision. He requests to be called "champ."
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