Allan Steinmetz really really loves their spouse, Sarina. But kid, did he screw up.
“HELP ME PLEASE,” Steinmetz’s impassioned plea starts for a flier tacked to a software application pole in Newton. In a rush of panicked money letters, he describes in which he went incorrect:
“I MADE A BIG ERROR AND MISTAKENLY SOLD the WIFE’S BIKE THAT HER DEAR FATHER GAVE HER 60 YEARS BACK. IT HAD GREAT SENTIMENTAL VALUE TO HER, AND I MISTAKENLY SOLD IT. SHE DESPERATELY WANTS IT BACK.”
The bicycle under consideration is a vintage French Motobecane Grand Touring bike, canary yellow with straight handlebars — a flourish her dad added “so she could stay high and become proud,” Steinmetz said.
Sarina Steinmetz’s father that is late a Holocaust survivor of this Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps, “only bought the very best of everything,” Steinmetz stated, in which he offered Sarina the bike as a present whenever she ended up being 16. Continue reading