I just received this email:
I am wondering if you are the Douglas Rushkoff who was in my second grade class with Miss Brownell in 1968-1969 (Chatworth Elementary, Larchmont, NY)??
If so, I owe you an apology. I stole the 1802 penny that you brought to class for Show and Tell. Ever since, I find myself saying “this is the worst thing I’ve done since I stole Douglas Rushkoff’s 1802 penny”.
Anyway, I have felt guilty ever since. I remember as a child thinking about it each Yom Kippur. I remember showing the penny to my grandmother and then losing it.
Please let me know if I have the right person.