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Astoria Characters: God’s Handyman

Jun 14, 2016

2016-06-05-1465132163-747480-Kimpel17-thumbAs Henry Kimpel climbs the stone steps of Trinity Lutheran Church, an act he has done some 12,000 times since he joined the congregation nearly seven decades ago, he apologizes.


"I’m a slowpoke," he says, leaning heavily on his wooden cane.


The bad thing about old age, he says, is that you get old. That goes for churches, too.


There’s nobody who knows more about the physical aches and pains of Trinity than Henry. For nearly three decades, he took care of its repairs.


Read the full article in The Huflfington Post.