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Remembering Gallo, in his own words

Late Daily News cartoonist and columnist shared his story in rare audio recordings

Updated: May 11, 2011, 9:02 PM ET
By Matt Marrone | ESPNNewYork.com

Before I took my current job at ESPNNewYork.com, I spent six years in the New York Daily News sports department.

Working there, I had the pleasure and the privilege to know Bill Gallo, the legendary cartoonist, columnist and editor who died late Tuesday night at 88.

Sitting steps away from the office of a legend, I felt it was my duty as a budding journalist to pop in on Gallo from time to time, seek his advice when I needed it, and hear his stories from bygone days.

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