An American miracle marks another decade

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Not only has Helmut Fricker lived another decade, he has lived. Fricker is celebrating another anniversary of his 49th birthday. Ask him what day he’s celebrating, and he laughs and answers, “Every day!”Keep playingWhen it rains in Vail, Helmut jumps on a town bus and rides around and around playing music.“I just keep playing,” he said.Keep playing, that’s the real miracle of Helmut’s life in America.Like the time he laughed all the way to a picnic because he made Clint Eastwood carry his accordion.Or the time former President Jerry Ford started the World Forum in Beaver Creek and …

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