New Hampshire Is for Lovers

It was happening almost once a day lately. While playing tennis, while bowling, while chewing gum, came the question: "Am I, J. Junior Inferior Jr., actually Jesus Christ?"

Published July 15, 2004 8:00PM (EDT)

"I stand here before my country and before God," he began, pushing his notes aside. "And most of all, I stand here before Jesus Christ."

The rest of this story is no longer online, but does appear in the book "The Unforbidden Is Compulsory, or Optimism."

By Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers is the author of "You Shall Know Our Velocity" and "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius."

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