“I said ‘Get in your car. Pack it with your s*** … come live with me’.”

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“Have I ever helped someone who was lost find their way?”

I had a best friend from the time I was 20 to the time she died. And she felt stuck at her brother’s house. She had a beater car down in Tennessee, and she had PAD in her legs, P A D really bad, her legs were purple, and she was stuck at her brothers. And she would call me and tell me horrible stories about her brother and how he treated her. And I told her to pack her s*** put it in her car and come up to Michigan and live with me. She said “I don’t think my car will make it.” I said “Get in your car. Pack it with your s***. Bring your cat. And come live with me. Take your car as far as it’ll go. And I’ll come get you the rest of the way.” Her car made it to Michigan. It made a little after that too. But she lived with me. We got her on disability and got her on medical Medicare or Medicaid. Got the PAD taken care of and under control. Got her a job at Pizza Hut where I was working, summertime job. And eventually, she moved into an apartment, and she lived there for two years before she had a heart attack and died.  

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