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Charles Lewis: The Catholic writer has a burden of truth

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Charles Lewis: The Catholic writer has a burden of truth - The Catholic Register

Years ago I lived in Wakefield, Que., a rural area about 40 minutes north of Ottawa in the Gatineau Hills. Many of the people who lived there plied a trade -- carpenter, potter, painter and such.

We wanted a hutch built so we turned to a good friend who was a brilliant woodworker. He was excited to do it because he had just bought some beautiful elm, a type of wood he had never used.

Turned out elm was notoriously hard to work with and caused him no end of grief. He called many nights fearing he had taken on more than he could handle. We were not his only clients and he was worried about letting others down and losing business. He drove me nuts, but he was a friend.

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