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nervously, as he helped me off with my coat, that when last I was here
THE FIRST GREAT SORROW, AND THE FIRST BOOK
He learned most of his boxing "just street fighting growing up." Born 35 years ago on the Lower East Side to a Puerto Rican father and a Jewish mother, he was christened Gerald Rivers and hispanicized his name while in college. There are no scars on his ruggedly handsome face. With his neatly styled hair, easy smile, and air of casual masculinity — one of his favorite outfits is a denim jacket over a T-shirt — Rivera could easily pass for a professional athlete turned matinee idol. Yet it is primarily his literary ability, combined with a sentimentality backed up by facts, that has made him a type of media folk hero. His documentaries have earned him 78 humanitarian awards.
So we started, and after us came Hendrika with Tota and old Indaba-zimbi
‘Oh, the hole in my back!’ he yelled. ‘I am murdered. I am dead. Oh, Annette!’