Who said, “You can’t go home again?”


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Alice Pyles Strong, 99, of Delhi, went home to meet her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 8, 2018,

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By Sammy J. Franklin

There is an old saying, “you can’t go home, again!” But a couple of Sundays ago, I found this not to be true. I returned home and found some old friends, made some new ones, and was truly blessed by the day’s activities.

You see, when I was 12 and 13 years old, we lived about two miles from the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, which is about 8 miles west of Columbia just off LA 8. My mother carried us three children still at home – me; Katherine, age 10; and George, age 7 – to church at Mt. Pleasant.

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