He Marched Up Italy to Defeat Hitler: Now He Just Needed a ‘Lift’

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“I’ve had a wonderful life,” Andy told me over the phone as I stood hours after our encounter in front of a CVS several days ago. The circumstances that led to this meeting and its afterglow is the magic movies produce about two unlikely travelers: George Bailey and an angel named Clarence.

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Former public school teacher for 32 years and San Diego County “Teacher of the Year.” Author of five novels available on amazon and at www.robertpacilio.net.

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Robert Pacilio

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Former public school teacher for 32 years and San Diego County “Teacher of the Year.” Author of five novels available on amazon and at www.robertpacilio.net.

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