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Michael Baker
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Near a river in the Midwest
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This email was just forwarded to me.

Quote:
Sad to report that Mike Bornstein (Isaak Meyer "Mike" Bornstein) died today
January 20. He apparently was hit by a truck while crossing the street in
front
of his home. There are no funeral arrangements at this time. Bornstein was a
very popular nightclub performer in the 1940s where he performed a
manipulative
act using the stage name "Kolma"; He is best known today as the inventor of
many
routines using paper money. --- Meir Yedid

~michael baker
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Chrystal
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Canada/France
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I wish to offer my condolences to his family and friends.

Chrystal
magicpro212
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So sad...may he rest in peace.
hypnoman1
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Mike Bornstein's MENTAL MIRACLE can anyone give a review of this? thanks
For those who believe, no explanation is necessary; for those who do not believe, no explanation will suffice.
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Jonathan Townsend
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Ossining, NY
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Um....

I'm still dealing with the loss of the guy. He was one of the FEW reamining members of a generation of magicians that is all but gone in NYC.

We still have a few. And some of us remember the few we got to meet over the years.

* oh, Mike's tricks were sensible and they worked. He was not a rocket scientist but a jewler with good common sense.
...to all the coins I've dropped here
Steve Cook
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I still have the 'Time Flies' pocket watch I bought from Mike over 20 years ago...
still flying away merrily. A simple gag, nicely produced, and with a thousand uses... never fails to raise a smile. My condolences to his family and friends.
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