an Art of Dying fragment

John Eastman was born and raised in New York City. I most certainly was not.

Still, even growing up in the far-from-New-York northern Sweden, I had heard of the Statue of Liberty, of course I had, I mean, who had not? and what specifically, and vividly, stuck in my mind about her was how incredibly tall she was — there was, so I was told, and more than once, a restaurant in her…