FARM LIFE NEWS
Farmer Philanthropists
Mon Dec 9, 2013 12:50 PM CST

Here is a modern Good Samaritan tale set in farm country: One blustery winter evening a few years ago, Martin Goedken was driving home to his farm in northwest Missouri. The thermometer was plunging, and temperatures of 10 degrees Fahrenheit were predicted overnight. Along the side of the road, Goedken's headlights picked up someone hitchhiking. It was a young Hispanic man in a jacket far too light for the weather.

Others drove by, but Goedken stopped and offered the man a ride to the farm. Goedken spoke no Spanish, and the man spoke no English. But it was obvious he ...

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