The Night Springsteen Played Uptown

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Three weeks ago, my pal Orlando sits down across from me at the Union Plaza Diner and tells me that he just won tickets to see Bruce Springsteen at the Apollo Theater and that if I play my cards right, I may have a shot of going. Needless to say, I bought breakfast that morning and kept my fingers crossed.

On May 9th, it all came together and there we were in sitting in the fourth row at the ‘True Temple of Soul’. I could bore you with tales of the free drinks, free appetizers, free t-shirts or the dozens of celebrities from movies, music, and sports world that were in attendance. But this story isn’t about all that.

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