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Peter recalled a grandfather who encouraged close familial ties, and cultivated a genuine friendship with his grandson, watching sports broadcasts over deli pickles and pastrami, either in New York, Deal, or even on annual trips to the Bahamas. While the grandchildren’s world was far removed from his own tough childhood, he managed to connect with them, becoming known as a genial jokester at brunches, football games, and through letters that he signed with a smiley face. Each was left a substantial inheritance: a million dollars in cash as well as other gifts controlled in trusts in both Leon’s and Norma’s will.
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