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Tales From the City

She’s not from around here

A story of a mistaken license plate.

One of our missionary sisters, an Ohio native, returned to Massachusetts recently after 15 years in South America. As I pulled up to drive her to an appointment in late December, she exclaimed, “I like your front number-plate with the Christmas stockings on it!” In disbelief, I burst out, “Those are the RED SOX!”

Sister Ella Christian, SGM

Lexington

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