Out of the Humidor
From the Print Edition:
Kevin Spacey, Jan/Feb 02
The terrorist attacks of September 11 have impacted all our lives in one way or another. I would like to share a very touching story regarding one of our customers and how his wife, Rachel, found comfort in purchasing cigars.
Peter Goodrich was a resident of Sudbury, Massachusetts, and was part of the Victory Cigar Society. Periodically he would stop in the lounge and enjoy a fine cigar and beverage. Sadly, Peter was an innocent passenger on one of the planes that was hijacked into the World Trade Center.
Rachel stopped in the store this week and asked me to help her choose 250 cigars. "I want all of Peter's friends to enjoy a fine cigar after the memorial service. I also want them to be the very best cigars you have to offer. He would want it that way," she said.
I am glad she was able to find some comfort while picking out her husband's favorite cigars. I am glad cigars were included as his family and friends celebrated his life.
In 1776, battles for freedom and independence were fought in our town of Sudbury and neighboring Lexington and Concord. Two hundred and twenty-five years later, we are fighting a new kind of war. It is so unfortunate our country has to once again shed tears for freedom.
To Rachel, the fine people who make up the Victory Cigar Society send our condolences. May God bless us all.