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Thursday, January 24

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And I'm hoping he stays there. I wrote a few months ago about how he was arrested for hitting his wife. She called the cops, they arrested him, and he spent some time in the klink. He then went to rehab, got out, and wrote a column all about it. He gives kudos to his wife for fielding the publicity and running the household and raising two boys alone, but he promises not to become a self-actualized, soft-hearted guy. Good luck, Neil.

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