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A kid’s first job can be a ‘divine’ intervention

There is always plenty of talk around Oak Park this time of year about how difficult it is to send a child off for their first year of college, so I was prepared for the worst. But to my surprise, we got the boy loaded up, off to ISU, got back home and not a tear – after all, with non-stop texting, what is there to miss? It was not until I stopped by to pick up my son’s last check that I got a little emotional.