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She greeted him gaily. "What can you be thinking of, walking on a day like this? " The reply, which was almost brusque, was a challenge. "I have a car, and I'm going downtown. " "Well, thanks. " Enigmatic, she thought. Dead serious. All locked up. It would be interesting to unlock him. " she inquired when they were in the car. "The bank. The National. Straight ahead. " "Well, I'm heading for a cold drink across the street from your bank. It's dim and quiet, and I need to relax. I help a couple of paraplegics and it takes all the strength out of me, right out of my heart.
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