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By Carl Sever

After 20 years of using the rails, Alphonse has earned a name for being a kindhearted soul continuously able to support. whilst he is helping the Sadlers, a tender couple looking a greater lifestyles in small-town Fifties Indiana, he doesn’t intend to stick. yet remain he does, preserving an in depth eye at the Sadlers and their younger sons—and a good nearer eye at the town’s new priest, Father Brennon.

On the outside, Brennon turns out ideal for the job—but Alphonse crossed paths with him years prior within the railyard jungle, and he is aware higher. Brennon doesn’t realize Alphonse, yet Alphonse hasn't ever forgotten Brennon . . . or his crimes. So while Brennon assigns the Sadlers’ son, Francis, who's now 13, the thankless job of cleansing and conserving the church’s bell tower—work that regularly keeps into the night—Alphonse instantly grows suspicious. quickly, he discovers that his worst fears have come to move, and he races to discover the way to safeguard Francis and exhibit the reality to the Sadler family.

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