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December 04, 2016
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If you call them, they will come

As quickly as these Good Samaritans came, they disappeared back to their seats, much like “Doc” Graham did in the corn field. To me it was very comforting and life affirming that these strangers would come at a moment’s notice to help a fellow passenger. It speaks volumes of the dedication to their calling to help others. Dr. Archibald “Moonlight” Graham was not just a character in a movie. For 50 years, he served the people of Chisholm, MN as doctor for the Chisholm schools. Just as they said in the movie, medicine was his true calling, and when they called him, he came.

This coming Father’s Day weekend in Dyersville, IA, they will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the movie “Field of Dreams.” The celebration will be hosted by Matt Lauer and Bob Costas of NBC and includes performances by Kevin Costner and his band, Modern West, along with Joan Jett and the Blackhawks. If you can’t make it or catch it on TV, do what I will do, pull out your own DVD copy and sit back in your easy chair and watch a great movie about America’s favorite pastime.