Sigmund Werndorf was 16, alone in a town with no name and dressed in a 17th-Century sailor's outfit. Not the best circumstances to encounter some street musicians with unfamiliar weaponry.
Ten Fingers is a free, all ages San Francisco storytelling event. Anyone can come up to the stage and tell their nonfiction story--any story, as long as it's under ten minutes. More info at storytellingsf.blogspot.com