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Among the few remaining torchbearers of a storytelling tradition made famous by the Bert and I records of the ’50s and ’60s, 68-year-old Tim Sample is shepherding that old Maine humor into a new age. Can it get there from here?
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Among the few remaining torchbearers of a storytelling tradition made famous by the Bert and I records of the ’50s and ’60s, 68-year-old Tim Sample is shepherding that old Maine humor into a new age. Can it get there from here?

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