It was a groom's dinner in 1973. My father Gerry rose to toast my brother Frank and soon-to-be sister-in-law Molly.
I think Dad set some kind of record for brevity. He took the microphone, recited a three-word plea, then sat down.
His three-word toast: "Keep the faith."
That's fitting advice this Christmas season for Rachael and Glenn Caruso. Read about her health challenge in this Patrick Reusse Dec. 23 sports column in the Star Tribune:
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