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In Praise of Chocolate by Helen Chappell

bly be found in some dark corner of some deserted street, negotiating a Snickers Bar or three. Of course, I love the good stuff. Godiva’s Open Oysters are the stuff dreams are made of, and at $40 a pound, you can’t go wrong stuffing an entire golden box down your gullet in an orgy of sugary self-indulgence. I am convinced that when you die, you get to bathe in oceans of sweet, gooey milk chocolate. After all, it’s got to be good for you. As many people have pointed out, with irrefutable logic, choco-

It’s no secret that I love chocolate. In fact, I love it so much that finding that I ate all the Peanut M&Ms last night, I’m in serious withdrawal right now. Not enough to throw on some street clothes and hike myself down to the convenience store, mind you, but enough to at least think about it. Let’s face it, if there were a Chocoholics Anonymous, I’d be there every Wednesday night whining about something I’ve done to satisfy my craving for the brown stuff. If chocolate were illegal, I’d proba-

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