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    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    I quit my job for a transatlantic romance and spent June and July getting drunk with my English girlfriend as her friends got hitched Most transatlantic romances are, out of necessity, brief: a chance meeting, an expensive visit apiece, followed by an eventual admission of defeat. But this one, begun in the winter of 1990 while I was living in New York, wasn't quite over with. After that second expensive visit, I booked another flight to London for early June. It seemed unlikely that the magazine where I worked would give me the whole summer off for the sake of love, so I quit. I had just...
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