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Wild Card/Thursday — 6.21.12

Happy day for me today. Mrs. O & I have been married 37 years. She's a special woman to have put up with a newspaperman through many moves to many towns and three states before planting roots with me in Idaho 30 years ago (28 years in Coeur d'Alene). She has provided me with two children whom I consider my magnum opus. And one that tragically died at child birth. She has seen me on too many bad days. Yet she continues to love me. Amazing woman. I'd marry her again in a heart beat, if I already hadn't. Now for today's 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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