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A Labor of Love

by Devlyn Brooks
August 30th, 2010 at 1:43 pm

I never thought I’d see this again: It’s fall and my mother is scrubbing a nasty grass/dirt stain out of a pair football pants. Twenty years ago you could have seen this same scene had you peaked in the kitchen window of our little home. Despite the long hours Mom worked as a waitress, she always had time to make sure that us kids never left the house in anything but a presentable fashion.

And that included football practice pants.

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