By Michael Turton
Have you had a brush with fame?
“I met Robert F. Kennedy in 1964. I shook his hand. I was just a kid.” ~John Gilvey, Beacon
“I was in an Atlantic City casino near the stage. Frank Sinatra reached down and asked, ‘Can I borrow a cigarette?’ ” ~Deb MacLeod, Constitution Island
“I met Philippe Petit, the Twin Towers cable walker, when he walked a high wire in Grand Central Station.” ~Walter Cinquanta, Cold Spring