Friday, November 25, 2011 at 12:00 am (Updated: November 25, 12:59 am)
My friend Joe was on the road for Thanksgiving.
His mother died this spring, and his father died some years back, so he wasn’t spending the holiday with family.
Instead, he headed to Memphis. Next month, he will be starting a new life as a fundraiser for a downtown hospital that sorely needs his skills.
I have mixed feelings about this.
Joe, who has been living in Knoxville, is one of my oldest, dearest friends. We went to college together, although we didn’t know each other then.
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