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Good Newsbreak Candidate in Story of Stripper-Pursuing Chess Master

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Goodness, what would Beth Harmon make of this? (My sister Kate knows: “She’d be right there with him, with a Scotch in her hand.”)

Here’s what made me think of newsbreaks (you know, the wryly quoted little news items tucked at the end of a column of text):

He formed a relationship with a single Brazilian mother, Adriane Oliveira, 29, dubbed the “Bella Brasileira” by the Peruvian media, with whom he soon fell in love.


I have a new hero and his name is Emilio Cordova.

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