The movie star had a pimple.
It was on the flange of a nostril on the right side of his face. Most every ordinary person has, of course, awakened at some time to an angry and embarrassing eruption. But the movie star was no ordinary person. It was the third week of February. The Oscars were just days away. The actor was to present a big award.
"U.S. Middle Class Shrank in 20 Years, Study Finds" is from the April 24, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nelson D. Schwartz and narrated by Kristi Burns.