by: Dan Ruby
After Stan broke things off with his fiancee Lorraine, he told friends he had one criterion for a new girlfriend. She had to live within ten block walking distance from his apartment on the Upper West Side.
Then he remembered the pretty European girl Helga he'd met through an Army buddy. She lived with her mother 15 blocks uptown. So Stan decided to make an exception.
Together Stan and Helga Ruby formed a union that made a difference in the world for 57 years.
to be continued...