I've been putting this off for a long time. Honestly, I've wanted to do this column since I started writing columns six years ago. But I worried this story would be too silly, too cliched, and that no one would read it. However, it is one of my favorite stories from my childhood, and it still brings me to a chuckle every time I think about it. Plus, since the Winter Classic happened two days ago, and the Flyers and Bruins played an old-fashioned donnybrook heavy on physicality, I figured now is as good a time as any to finally share this story with you, my devoted readers. It is quite simply one of the best stories I've ever heard, complete with a surprise ending. I hope you like it. Here goes. About 12 years ago, my dad was a mechanical engineer at Towle Silversmiths in Taunton, Mass ...
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