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How an Act of Idiocy and a Moment of Pure Tranquillity Changed Me Forever

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This is an easy tale for me to tell, I’ve told it hundreds of times to many people. Mostly I recount this story for my own amusement as I watch the faces of those listening contort while I describe the details, but recently I’ve come to appreciate how it affected me and continues to do so.

So here goes.