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Interviewing Baltimore's legends

Interviewing Baltimore's legends

Editor's note: This piece has been updated to correct a claim that sexologist John Money performed a sex-change operation on a child. He recommended the procedure, but he did not carry it out. The Sun regrets the error.

Sean Penn has been in the news lately — not for his acting ability but for his journalism skills. Recently Mr. Penn traveled to Mexico to interview "El Chapo" Guzman, the well known drug lord. Although I am not sure how much Mr. Penn gleaned from the Guzman interview, the publicity caused me to think about some of the so-called legends I've interviewed throughout the years — right here in Baltimore.

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