Mark Twain famously said, “Truth is stranger than fiction.” I can’t help but guess whether he came up with this quote based on the newspaper experience had had in his storied career.
I wonder what he would have thought of this doozy of a situation I dealt with the other week.
I came to the office to find a message that a man came to the Beacon wanting to talk to a reporter. He’d left his phone number.
Since all our reporters were on assignment, I took it upon myself to give him a call.