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A couple of Ed thoughts

By Billy Joe Fudge

After stumbling upon a new word I would often share it with Ed, only to find that he already had an intimate relationship with it. He had a wordagrafic memory.

I shall never cease to smile when remembering the pleasure and excitement Ed would experience each time he would share with me that a particular tidbit of information should be nominated for Coy Downey's, "World Book of Guinness's"!

One particular special moment for me occurred when I stopped by to visit. I knocked on the heavy wood door and Linda invited me in. She sat down in Ed's office chair and I moved about 200 pounds of papers and books out of the other chair prior to sitting down. During that moving process, I asked if Ed was at home and Linda said he's taking a nap. I told her it was no problem and that I could come back later because I only wanted to tell him a story. From the other room Ed exclaimed, "I'll be right there!"

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