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What Happened to My Coat?

When I was a college student at Xavier University I was part of our campus’ St. Vincent de Paul Society. Every fall – right around this time of the year – we organized a coat and clothing collection. We always had a great response – lots of donations from faculty and staff, parishioners at Bellarmine Chapel, and some from going door to door in the neighborhood. One year as the collection was ending, a friend of mine, Ed, and I took the coats and clothes to our dorm rooms for sorting and bagging. We then …

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