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perhaps spalding finally found his perfect moment

sadly, but not surprisingly, spalding gray's body was found today .

i met spalding in olympia washington many years ago at a signing for monser in a box . despite feeling a bit wierd about it since i wasn't typically an autographhound, i wanted nothing more than to have him sign my "first edition" swimming to cambodia , because it had changed my life when i saw it over and over and over again on pbs in the late 80s.

spalding arrived late, smelling of liquor and obviously drunk. even at the time, i detected a bit of sadness as he wrote, "To Eric, Please believe of [sic] all "Perfect Moments"! - Spalding Gray".

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