Paper Cup Maker Leaves A Humble New York Legacy Leslie Buck died this week at the age of 87. He was a Holocaust survivor who came to America and devised an emblem of New York: the blue and white paper coffee cup with gold lettering that says, "We are happy to serve you."
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Paper Cup Maker Leaves A Humble New York Legacy

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Paper Cup Maker Leaves A Humble New York Legacy

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Sales of the Anthora have suffered recently as more New Yorkers replace their simple cup of Joe with a no-foam grande latte. Still, the great city, not always known for good manners - Leslie Buck's humble cup is something warm to hold in your hands and say: We are happy to serve you.

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