Column: I wish I had been there in Bethlehem
by Dick Yarbrough
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04:44 PM, Thursday, December 25
These words are dedicated to the memory of my friend, the late Otis Brumby Jr., publisher of the Marietta Daily Journal and Neighbor Newspapers, who encouraged me to run this column each Christmas season. It is also dedicated to those who believe....

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