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Wild Card/Weekend — 8.5-6.17

My son came into my life on this day in 1979, after a long night of birth pain for Mrs. O. I remember holding him outside the delivery room for at least a half hour, just looking at him. He didn't make a fuss. He just looked back. I couldn't believe the miracle of his life. Now, I'm amazed at what he's done with his life. ​He became a skilled physician. But, more importantly, he became a good man. A happy 38th birthday to Junior. Here's 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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