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With prayer in my heart, I start anew!

 


Beautiful. I always wanted to be a member of the clergy because I've known some colorful characters who have been an inspiration to me.

There was Rev. Ike, whose best line at collection time was "I don't want to hear any change jiggle."

He wanted paper money.

His real name was Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II, and he was an African-American who preached prosperity to his radio followers who sent him money and he would then bless them on the air.

My kind of gig!

I heard him a few times at his peak in the 1970s, and he put a smile on your face.

He was well-known for his slogan "You can't lose w...



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