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Be sure to see the most-read stories at bnd.com in November

Repo man felt bad taking elderly couple's car. Here's how he made it up to them.

Jim Ford, of Belleville, felt terrible when he had to repossess an elderly couple's car in Red Bud. He raised money to get it back for them, plus repaired it, plus filled it with Thanksgiving goodies. Here's his encounter with them.
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Jim Ford, of Belleville, felt terrible when he had to repossess an elderly couple's car in Red Bud. He raised money to get it back for them, plus repaired it, plus filled it with Thanksgiving goodies. Here's his encounter with them.

Join us on a trip back through the most-read stories at bnd.com in November:

1. Red Bud couple has their car repossessed. Here’s what happened next.

2. Olney residents ‘want to know if they’re safe’ after killing of 8-year-old girl

3. Woman who jumped from JB Bridge was 70-year-old from Belleville

4. Southern Illinois man killed in Afghanistan attack

5. At least one dead following five-vehicle crash near O’Fallon

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