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Climbing stairs is key to his success: Breslin

In light of all the aspects of the human condition that veteran reporter and columnist Jimmy Breslin has seen and written about, his loyal readers might be surprised to know he has gotten nauseous over something like getting the spelling of a name right.

Breslin, who still writes two columns a week for Newsday, told an audience how he learned early on that getting the correct spelling of names was one of the most important things in news gathering. He recounted covering a fire in which one of the fireman

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