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Happy birtthday, Dad! Thursday October 31st 2019 LIVE 3-5pm ET

Homer E. Jones 10/31/1926-12-16-1984

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Today, JJ recalls the wit, wisdom and life of his father on this, what would have been his 93rd birthday.

JJ’s dad(Homer) was a sailor, a Police Sergeant, a great cook, baker and a GREAT gardener. As his indentured teenage son, I spent many a summer day weeding, tilling, digging, planting, fertilizing, watering, and tending his garden.

The amount I learned from my dad in these formative years of my life would fill volumes. My dad was a realist, not an idealist, but he never failed to encourage my own idealism. He furnished me with the expectation that I would make the world a better place, and that NOT changing the world was simply NOT an option for my generation.

My father saw the troubles of today coming long ago, and was gravely concernbed with the moral future of our nation. And he never discourage me from lending my voice to this cause. Never once did he tell me “you might want to tone it down”, and never did he suggest that softening the message of truth and righteousness would change how the words are received by people devoted to evil.

SO here’s to you, Dad. I miss you more than words can say, and I love you even more than that!

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