Content for Thursday, September 16, 1993

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Swiss Army Knife Society headquarters in San Diego

Some are born to weirdness; others have it thrust upon them

Dear M.A.: I have a Swiss Army Knife that has a broken blade. People keep telling me that I can send it somewhere and get it repaired FREE! But nobody knows where. Is this true ...

The Ring Is an Altar on Which Man Wins

Glorious Boxing in TIjuana

The crowd’s roar sent my blood pressure pounding when, seated at ringside in the press section, I saw a giant green sombrero floating down the aisle, in the center of a group of moving heads. ...

Where the Surf Was Roughest

A wayward daughter's La Jolla summers

At Sanderson’s on Girard, a women’s clothing store, I applied for a job as a model. Mr. Sanderson, a distinguished, middle-aged man, said he liked my style. He gave me a job — starting the next day.

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