Zipper Maven: “A Button Is Unpleasant”

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We love stories of people gallantly carrying on really specific trades in a changing world. Dig this profile of 86-year-old Eddie Feibusch, "Unzipping America since 1941." (How many people can say they've zipped both Tiger Woods and Bernie Madoff?) [NYT]


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I'm not on Team Button either, Mr. Feibusch! I had a doll with button eyes as a child my Mom's friend gave me and it was horrifying just from the button eyes. I think I might have popped them off.