Allen Kurzweil

Author, 'Whipping Boy'

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As a 10-year-old, Allen Kurzweil was not a tough kid. In fact, he was the runt of his boarding school in Switzerland.

“Whipping Boy”

As a 10-year-old, Allen Kurzweil was not a tough kid. In fact, he was the runt of his boarding school in Switzerland.

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