Cardinal George remembered

At Leo HS and his final press conference

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By Jim Bowman

Writer

A sendoff of sorts for a good man:

The Cardinal George image I can't shake is an amazing shot of him with Leo Catholic High School boys, during a visit to the school in 2012. He's in the middle of them, one with his arm over his shoulder. He's beaming, and so are they.

A close second is the sound bite at the news conference held jointly with his newly named successor, Archbishop Blase Cupich. George was telling reporters how much he had learned from them and singled out one of his long-time interrogators, CBS-Channel 2′s Jay Levine: "What I remember most, Jay, is your asking me always how I felt about this or that, never what I thought about it."

More more more, set for Sunday's Sun-Times hard copy.

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