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A Timekeeper Remembers

Arnie Koslow tells stories to former boxer Macka Foley at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood. Koslow worked one of Foley’s last fights in Tijuana, Mexico. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Koslow at a Golden State Boxers Association lunch at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Hollywood. The group of elderly boxers, trainers, referees, officials and fans, meets every Tuesday at the restaurant. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Koslow looks at old photos of boxers, many of whose fights he worked, at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Koslow rings his bell 10 times for Levander Johnson who died last week of a brain injury sustained in a lightweight title fight in Las Vegas. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Koslow looks at the bell he carried around from fight to fight for years as a professional boxing timekeeper. He lives alone in a one-room apartment in Hollywood. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Koslow gets a hug from Gwen Adair, longtime friend and boxing referee. (Damon Winter / LAT)
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