JR Sr.

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Happy Father’s Day to all. The photo above is of my Dad with my sister and me. This photo was taken on a Sunday. How do I know? Dad always dressed up on Sunday to go to mass. He stayed dressed for the day. During the week, he wore blue work shirts and blue work pants. Most days he looked like he worked in a coal mine. He came to America from a small town in Hungary. His half-sister Anna and her husband sponsored him. He arrived at Ellis Island at age seventeen with but a few coins in his pocket. Somehow he found his way to Burnside in Chicago. There, he stayed at a local boarding house until my Great Uncle got him a job at the Illinois Central Rail shops on 95th and Cottage grove Avenue. His job involved doing repair on the brakes of rail cars. When he reached sixty-five years he retired from the same job.

Dad was a maniac for hard work. His idea of retirement fun was to cut tall grass with a scythe on his farm in Michigan. He created a park with a baseball field for his grandkids. We spent many weekends visiting and there was always a baseball tournament going on the entire weekend.

Dad was an excellent father and a superb role model for me, my brother, and Sis.

 

Cynthia Lee Meyers (cousin of one man who was killed in Bengahzi ) – The Dubuque Town Crier

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Read this news story and try to decide for yourself if  the President and the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton deserve prosecution for the callous way in which they handled the Benghazi Embassy bombing. Both Hillary and Obama told deliberate lies to divert  “We the People” away from the real issue of their incompetence.

What is left unmentioned in this story is that Ambassador Chris Stevens was an openly gay man. Muslims abhor homosexuality and they abused Stevens in most horrific ways.

Cynthia Lee Meyers (cousin of one man who was killed in Bengahzi ) – The Dubuque Town Crier.

 

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