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Jim Dandy (a.k.a. Samuel Myers), the 97-year-old owner of Jim Dandy Cleaners and Formal Wear on Bonifant Street in Silver Spring, has died.
Lauren Landau
Jim Dandy (a.k.a. Samuel Myers), the 97-year-old owner of Jim Dandy Cleaners and Formal Wear on Bonifant Street in Silver Spring, has died.

Jim Dandy -- a.k.a. Samuel Myers -- spent decades keeping Silver Spring's attire in tip-top form. The 97-year-old owner of Jim Dandy Cleaners and Formal Wear died recently, a fact that loyal customers learned from a handwritten note left by his family on his shop's locked door. Rebecca Sheir remembers the man who told her in September that "nothing can stop that power of love."

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