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Childhood prayers and memories

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The year that my best buddy’s folks tired of trying to eke out a meager existence from their rocky hill farm, they threatened to “sell out,” lock, stock and barrel and move to the “Delta Bottom.”

It was the mid-30s, and their “asking price” for house, barns and 70 acres of land was an unheard of $1,000!

Although I felt a little guilty for doing so, I prayed every night that there might not be any takers.

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