This story about an old prize fighter who needs to win against a much younger (but less experienced) opponent to keep his family in food will get you as excited as if you were watching it on TV. We follow the fighter through every punch and tactic, and, as we do so, we get to know the man as if he lived next door to us (5,350 words).
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