Don Spring has been repairing typewriters for 50 years. The owner of Affordable Typewriter Services sells them occasionally too. In fact, he sold one a couple of weeks ago, but the 72 year-old says he couldn't close the deal on a recent pitch.
"She says, 'let's take it back and show it to the girls.' I walk in there and she says to the girls 'how can we get the ribbons?' I say 'I can get the ribbons.' She says, 'Well, who is going to fix it?' I say, 'Well, I can fix it. I've been doing it 50 years.' 'Well, what are we gonna do when he dies," he says laughing.