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Wild Card/Thursday — 4.21.11

Do you ever think of how people pass in and out of your life over the course of time, by and large enriching you before they move on? An old friend contacted me this week after seeing me in a building recently. We attended church together in the 1980s. We both moved on to other churches and lost touch with each other. But I know I benefitted from knowing his wife and him back then. I'm thankful for that. How about you? Do you ever think of those who enriched you but no longer are part of your life? Now for your Wild Card ...

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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