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Author Alan C. Fox Says: Leave Them Wanting More

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When I was 12 years old my mother took me and my younger brother to Hawaii to meet my father who had been traveling in Asia with the Xavier Cugat band. We stayed for one week at a small motel in Waikiki. By now a fifty-story hotel has no doubt arisen from that same small plot of land. While in Honolulu we toured the Dole pineapple plantation where I was treated to what felt like Christmas in April. Sweet, delicious pineapple. The sight of it. The scent of it. The taste of it in unlimited quantities. And it was all free. There were fountains from which no water flowed, just pineapple juice. Not from a can that cost 18 cents, but from…

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