The Resurrection

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
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Title The Resurrection
Description HONORABLE MENTION SHORT STORY THE RESURRECTION Eugene J. Faux M.D. 675 North 1130 East Provo, Utah 84606 Eugene Fajx. musician, prominent band leader in Moroni. (Cauitesy Rachel Jensen) Coming home from a family member's funeral unleashes memories not contemplated for decades; some sweet, some bitter, and some left alone. Today it's my trombone that keeps my thoughts tumbling and disorganized. The old horn hasn't been caressed for forty years, but it Big-Band days were ended. It helped me get an education and a wife, and stood by me in case I stumbled in my profession. What a noble piece of metal. What a beautifully crafted Bijou with gold inlaid on silver and a soul to match. We played duets together, that horn and I. We gave all we had to each other in a sound that could be loving or bombastic, true, clear, and stirring. by the flags and majorettes. We played at grand events and practiced in solitary remote places. Souza liked us best, but we preferred Dorsey, Miller, and Wagner. Now why am I all wrapped up in this old horn? My dad,a fine fellow, bought it in his youth around 1919. How proud he must have been as he read on its blaring bell, "F. E. OLDS, MADE IN LOS ANGELES, 1912." It was sheathed in the velvet lining of a well-appointed case. Even as I look at it now, it has a regal appearance. Oh, the case is too worn and the velvet is faded, the silver and gold need 83
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Identifier 099_The Resurrection.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324375
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