“The things I wanted to be when I was a kid were an archaeologist, because of dinosaur bones; a garbage man, because they got to ride on the side of the trucks; and a writer,” he told The Times. “If I had become a garbage man, I could have retired by now.”
(Neil Genzlinger, “Nick Tosches, 69, Fiery Music Writer and Biographer, Dies,” NYTimes, 10-20-19)
When I was a kid I wanted to drive the truck.
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