‘Sometimes a Person Lives Too Long’

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This is not Summers' (l) best picture.
This is not Summers' (l) best picture. Photo: Ron Galella/Wire Image

Esquire has a previously unpublished "What I've Learned" with Studs Terkel, the Bronx-born, Pulitzer-winning writer and radio host who described his life as "an accretion of accidents" and died last week in his adopted hometown of Chicago. "Ah, Chicago," he says. "Were I living in New York or L.A., I'd have been dead meat long ago." [Esquire]