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When Tommy Collins, a scrappy young lightweight, was battered into seeming helplessness and dropped to the ring canvas ten times in less than four rounds by lightweight champion Jimmy Carter during a title bout last summer, video fans across the nation raised a howl.
The preacher's sermon was on the Ten Commandments. When he reached the fourth, "Thou Shalt Not Steal," he noticed one of his parishioners, a little man sitting in the front row, became very agitated. When the preacher reached the seventh, "Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery," the man suddenly smiled and relaxed.
Some say you can judge a man by the way he furnishes his home. If that's true, photographer Andre de Dienes is just about the most interesting guy we've ever heard tell about. He has one of those modern ranch-style houses stuck up on a hill in sunny California, and he sent us some pictures of it the other day. We've got to admit, we approve of the decor and we'd like to furnish our own apartment in a similar style if Andre will just send us the names and phone numbers.