Nellie King is lying on a hospital bed, his once-​sinewy muscles flaccid, his face ashen. The man who once hurled sinking fastballs past Frank Robinson and Ernie Banks is so weak from pneumonia that he can barely draw a breath. He has this terrifying sensation of his skin separating from his skeleton.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Nellie King: Reveling in retirement
Facts and knowledge have always been important to me, in government and in business. I believe that it is my duty to either know the answers or to know where to get the answers fast if an important decision must be made.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the subject’s own words
Money. That’s your scorecard. Absolutely. But anyone who is financially successful is so because of the contributions of many people. I don’t say that because I’m a good guy. I say that because it’s true.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading 84 Lumber’s entrepreneur and civic leader opens up
I was born in Milwaukee where my father was a rabbi. Two of my brothers were six and eight years older than I and were off to yeshiva when I was about 7.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading The psychiatrist and rabbi in his own words
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