His sister’s handwriting on the back of the photo says “N at R’s bar mitzvah 1972”, of the two younger brothers.
So, N, the mischievous one, was 18 in the photo.
He said he had asked his mother, Helen of Troy, the Glorious One, to take the picture.
He said, some months after that photo, Helen pulled that plant out.
Who knows how she found out.
N was furious.
But, not a word was spoken.