Brady Udall tells the story of the time he helped a stranger get his car out of a ditch. In exchange, the man promises to help him any time, for any reason—legal or not. Brady carries the man's card in his wallet; he's reassured that he has such a powerful guy in his corner. Many years later, Brady finally looks him up. (25 minutes)

Brady is the author of The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint and of the short story collection Letting Loose the Hounds.