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Dean was interviewed by The New York Times in 1955, just weeks before his untimely death in a car crash.
"There's this place I really like, just about more than anywhere else. It's called Brooklyn. Ever heard of it?" Dean drawled.
The Times had not yet heard of Brooklyn.
"You should check it out some time," Dean continued. "I wouldn't even need to drive out there. I could just ride my bicycle."