It was a cautionary tale, and I learned it in school.
Technically, I learned the lesson in NYC at the South Street Seaport, but it was a field trip with my high school Spanish Club that brought me there, so I’ll count it as extracurricular learning.
In our quest to experience everything NYC had to offer (we’d already purchased Yankees caps and a Kriss Kross cassette), a friend and I approached a hustler running a game of threecard monte on a cardboard box.
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