Surrendering to chocolate

My love affair with chocolate has undergone many twists and upgrades. When I was nine, I got a 25-cent allowance every week. I could spend this at the five-and-dime store (that’s how old I am), selecting from a dizzying array of sweets for 3 cents apiece. When they went up to 4 cents, I was appalled. When they hit a nickel, I decided I couldn’t afford chocolate anymore.

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