The Messenger

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Once in a lifetime comes a story that will change your life and your perspective.


 John Jenkins, a young journalist, is marking off time at the small-town Marquette Messenger  until he can get into the big-league newspapers. After all, nothing significant ever happens in a farming community, he thinks.

Then one day Jenkins is given a routine, dull assignment—to write the obituary of an elderly local farmer, Alfred Gutzman. The remarkable untold story Jenkins uncovers through his investigation, happenstance encounters with people who knew Gutzman, and covert visits to his farm, challenge everything the reporter holds dear….