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Old 02-03-09, 08:06 PM   #1
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Lurk Joe Ades, legendary NY sidewalk potato peeler salesman

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Old 02-03-09, 08:14 PM   #2
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what I like most is that he never retired, he just plugged on, presumably because he loved it.
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I used to chat with him all the time when I lived in the city. . . how sad!
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Old 02-03-09, 10:49 PM   #4
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I just read about this guy a few weeks ago and today I heard he had died.

He seems to have had a successful life and he was great at what he did. What a way to make a living.

Here's the actual peeler he sold:
http://www.amazon.com/Rosenhaus-Swis...7814342&sr=8-1
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