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You Brought It All Back

Ben218 Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 9:21 AM
Beautiful! Memories get more dear each day.

Dear Voice from 1952,

It was wholly a pleasure and much more to get your letter recalling an incident in that other country known as the past.

After reading a Labor Day column about my father, who by the time you encountered him was no longer a shoemaker but selling furniture out of the same little shop in Shreveport, La., you related your own story about him.

I've now read it over and over again, and I can picture him every time. You can imagine how your remembrance of him makes a son feel after all these years. Your letter...

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