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2008-01-12 - jjackunrau

I was out for a walk and while waiting for the light to change a guy asked me if I was baptized. He had a black beard and one of those round porous noses I always look like they were grown to withstand the cold.

“What?” I asked, because my ears were full of Leonard Cohen.

“Baptized. Do you have Jesus in your heart?” He took a drag on his cigarette. I told him I was (since I am) but didn’t say I do. He told me he was really happy for me and I should have a good day. I hoped he did too.

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