The Zooker handshake

Mar 3, 2011

On my cluttered desk at home tonight, I find a clever photo of my father’s extended hand printed on a piece of paper. It’s addressed to little Oliver, with this inscription:

Little Ollie: Your first Zoooooker handshake. G.Z. Happy Valentine’s Day. Grandpa Zooker

On the reverse is taped a $1 bill.

My dad — and uncles — are famous for shaking the hands of the kids in our family, thereby slyly transferring a bit of cash for ice cream cones or popcorn or some other treat.

I love my father’s creativity.

Anton Zuiker

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