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best deliverer of bottles of bubbly New York 2003 - WALTER BACKERMAN (A/K/A WALTER THE SELTZER MAN)

WALTER BACKERMAN (A/K/A WALTER THE SELTZER MAN) bounds to my doorstep each week, hoisting his wares on his shoulder, much as his father, and his father's father, did long ago. He brings with him oft-mistaken-for-art thick glass bottles housed in a satisfyingly rough wooden crate—all older than the man himself—and takes the empties away. The bottles, while gems themselves, house the purest bubbly ever— perfect for egg creams and slapstick water wars. Walter is an avalanche of history and humor as well.
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