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Editorial: Mr. B. was Gainesville's own Mother Teresa
Humble upbringing led to Gene Becksteins open arms, giving heart as community icon
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Most of us want to do right by those in need around us, but those intentions don’t always lead to actions. We might see someone seeking spare change along the highway exit or in the town square, reach for our wallet, but often ask ourselves: “Is a couple dollars going to make a difference?” Many go well beyond that in their efforts, but even in a giving community such as ours, the need always overwhelms their good intentions.