cold-water flat

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an apartment without modern conveniences

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WESTLAKE VILLAGE - As a little boy, growing up in a cold-water flat in New Jersey, Gregg Reulbach remembers waking up on Christmas morning to the sound of toy trains racing around a track.
All circa 1982, when he was living and working in a seven-room cold-water flat in the Paulus Hook section of Jersey City, near the old Palmolive Factory, one stop on the PATH train from the Twin Towers.
The electricity gets turned off in their cold-water flat, Mae must farm out the kids to better-off relatives (and to Jim's impassioned horror; it's the closest they come to a recognizable domestic disturbance), and, in the film's most heart-tugging sequence, he goes begging to the boxing world fat cats for a handout to keep his family together.
fails to make one chord of twenty cold-water flats.
Thirty-seven percent of America's retirees manage to slip from their cold-water flats and tuna fish diets to go on overseas vacations every year, while 40 percent are too poor to owe any income tax.