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Friday, August 1, 2014

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Thanks, Mama

To honor his mother on upcoming Mother’s Day, local columnist Jimmy Reed offers a few of the countless thanks he owes her. (May 8, 2012, Page 4)

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    The Blank Check

    Local columnist Jimmy Reed salutes the veterans who have written a blank check for their country, telling the story of Col. Joe Kittinger who risked his life testing pressure suits for astronauts in 1960. (November 8, 2011, Page 4)

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      Courage

      Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about one of the most courageous people he’s ever known – his Italian grandmother – and shows how her courage and actions, particularly at Christmas, inspired so many. (December 21, 2010, Page 4)

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        We Shall Reap

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story he received lately about a company CEO testing those who would be vying to run the company after he left. They were to raise plants from a seed he gave them and, as in life, they eventually “reaped what they sowed.” (June 8, 2010, Page 4)

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