Jim Agee

His Family Still Helps Out

Dear Sammy's,
In '73 after I graduated, I answered a call to work at a mission south of the border. After I returned, I wandered from place to place until I moved into a nice little house about 2 1/2 years ago.
I work as a volunteer at the Cloquet Memorial Hospital and the Salvation Army in West Duluth. I also work at a place called Pinewood where I do piecework, teach Spanish and sharpen my writing skills.
At Christmastime, my brother, John, unbeknownst to me, had deposited $100 into my checking account. My sister, Mary Jo, came up from the Twin Cities to enjoy a Christmas repast with me. She had the vegetarian lasagna (dining light) while I chose the scrumptious and sumptious buffet. When we finished, she said, "Well, Jim, I hope you enjoyed it because now it's time to pay the lady". I got a little red in the face. Then she told me, "I knew you'd enjoy this. As it so happens, you paid for it thanks to your brother, John". What a relief that was to me!
And it was worth every penny!

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