He'd run like he was trying to commit suicide," Lenore Spitz told a reporter for Time in 1968.
At age six, his family returned to Sacramento, California, and he began to compete at his local swim club.
Lucas, now 20, was 19 when she began dating Giambrone.
She told the Giambrone had told her his live-in partner of many years – who's been at his side for public events during his fledgling mayoral bid – is there for "political" reasons."You know I will be announcing I have a partner," Giambrone, 32, wrote in a text message to Lucas Dec. "It is someone named Sarah (Mc Quarrie), who I've been involved with in the past.
She alleged Giambrone revealed secrets relating to his work – "I knew a long, long time ago about the (TTC) fare hike" – and shared his "negative" opinions of several councillors. Curled in an armchair in her mother's living room Sunday, Lucas, slight with curly black hair, said she was shocked in December to learn about Mc Quarrie, whom Giambrone describes publicly as his "longtime live-in partner." Mc Quarrie, wearing pearls and narrow glasses, strode onto the stage after Giambrone's speech at his campaign launch last week, doing air pumps with him before descending into the crowd for a joint meet-and-greet with supporters."I really wanted to tell you (about Mc Quarrie) when we met," Giambrone writes Dec. "He insists he had to have someone "political," and asks: "Do you mean we can't talk? How's that for a beginning."A year later, she reacted angrily to the news about Mc Quarrie, texting: "Please don't tell me you're doing this for the campaign.
She offered no details, but said Mayor "David Miller is like a god to Adam."Lucas said she told only her mother, non-profit social worker Lori Lucas, about the TTC hike, which was announced in mid-November and took effect Jan. 27, 2009, according to text messages taken from Lucas's phone. "In another text message, Giambrone tells her: "I still think of you when I need ... stimulation."Further: "I like you because you're smart and interesting. You're actually going to build a life you don't want?
"You should have seen that little boy dash into the ocean.
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1, is also chair of the troubled Toronto Transit Commission., Giambrone said the relationship with Lucas "consisted of text messages and conversations in public places only.
I met her mother, having dropped her off at home."Further, Giambrone wrote; "Realizing the mistake this relationship was I tried to end it some months ago and finally broke off all contact."Lucas provided the with what she said were text messages between the pair dating back to last year, as well as Facebook correspondence.