Flu Shot For Tappan Resident But No Lollipop

Dated: January 15 2013

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   I'm old enough to admit that I've had a lifelong abhorrence of injections, probably as a result of seeing my grandmother prepare her insulin shots.  At any rate this has led to a series of decisions that in retrospect might seem foolish.  For example, I never took novocaine at the dentist until after I graduated high school.  And, until today, I have never had a flu shot simply out of... cowardice.  But today, after my wife came back after getting her flu shot, I put on my man pants, and went and got mine.  But even though I screamed and cried only a little bit, I still didn't get a lollipop.

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Thano Schoppel

I have been a resident of Tappan for forty years, and still live in the 1860 Italianate Victorian house my wife Jean and I bought all those years ago. I have always been active in the community, inclu....

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