The creator of a holiday classic gets a merry little tribute from the hometown he loved to hate
Everybody has to be from somewhere.
Ernest Hemingway hailed from Oak Park. Saul Bellow comes from Chicago. Two hometowns fight over who gets to claim Mark Twain.
In the literary hometown sweepstakes, Hammond scored big. Hammond has Jean Shepherd...
Copyright: 2004 Chicago Tribune
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"Can you imagine 4,000 years passing, and you're not even a memory?
Think about it, friends. It's not just a possibility. It is a certainty." - Jean Shepherd - 1975