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A Note from the National Security Advisor

In 1998, about two years after my first book, Baseball Letters, came out, I saw an interview given by the National Security Advisor, Sandy Berger. During the interview, Berger spoke of his love of baseball, so I decided to send him one of my books, signed. Around this time, Pakistan and India, both countries with nuclear capabilities, were once again arguing about the long-disputed Kashmir region. It was a very tense time, I'm sure, for the major players at the White House, which included, of course, Berger.

About two weeks later, I got an unusual note back from Berger on a White House card that said:

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