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Letter: Going to miss Andy Rooney

In this file photo, "60 Minutes" commentator Andy

In this file photo, "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney leaves the Celebration of Life Memorial ceremony for Walter Cronkite at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. (Aug. 9, 2009) Credit: AP File

I have always waited for Andy Rooney's 5-minute musings on "60 Minutes" ["Retiring Rooney admits: He can't really complain," News, Oct. 3].

I have never forgotten one segment where he displayed several kitchen gadgets, saying he couldn't understand their usage -- some of which I still have and use! I laughed so.

And the segment about the little red lights staying on all night -- the TV, the alarm clock, etc. And another about how he loves his manual typewriter. I so loved mine. You see, we are of the same wonderful era.

Thank you, and God bless you, Mr. Rooney.

Domenica M. Sommo, Howard Beach