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June 30, 1985

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The Rise And Long-Overdue Fall Of The Wimp
Guilt-ridden, apologetic, quiche-eating wimps had their time in the sun. But now macho men are back.




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This story also appeared in the December 1985 issue of Reader's Digest in condensed form.


Copyright: 1985 Newsday

Jean Shepherd is an author, screenwriter, and playwright whose "Jean Shepherd's America" series is currently appearing on PBS.