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Tom Purcell

Tom Purcell, author of “Misadventures of a 1970’s Childhood” and “Wicked Is the Whiskey,” is a humor columnist and is nationally syndicated. Send comments to Tom at

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My dad turns 86 next month. He never thought he’d live so long - or see as many Father’s Days as he has - because his parents both died far too young.

By Tom Purcell June 10, 2019
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America’s declining birthrate has given me pause.

By Tom Purcell June 4, 2019
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Like most people, I didn’t think much about my Social Security number - until I got a bizarre call from a total stranger.

By Tom Purcell May 27, 2019
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With your military service complete, you’re eager to return home and get on with life in the private sector.

By Tom Purcell May 20, 2019

Prom season is upon us. We all know what that means: More American adults are doing their proms all over again.

By Tom Purcell May 14, 2019
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I hope to be just like my mother one day.

By Tom Purcell May 7, 2019
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This Thursday is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, the one day every year when young people can learn — in person — about the work world of their parents or mentor.

By Tom Purcell April 23, 2019
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Boy, do I feel sorry for Lori Loughlin’s daughters.

By Tom Purcell April 15, 2019
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Spring has finally arrived in all its glory.

By Tom Purcell April 9, 2019

Tax season is upon us, which gives us a choice: Laugh or cry. I choose to laugh.

By Tom Purcell April 3, 2019

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