About Avi
Q:   When were you born?   Avi
A:   In 1937, in the city of New York. I was raised in Brooklyn.  
Q:   Where did you get that name?  
A:   My twin sister gave it to me when we were both about a year old.
And it stuck.
Q:   Why don't you tell your real name?  
A:   The fact is, Avi is the only name I use.  
Photo by Katherine Warde
Q:   What were you like as a kid?
A:   Shy, not into sports, but someone who loved to read and play games of imagination.
Q:   What did you read?
A:   Picture books, then chapter books, comic books, and I listened to lots of kids' radio.
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