published Sunday, October 7th, 2012


The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for Sept. 30-Oct. 4.

"Our cafeteria manager notices such things. She sees them eating in the cafeteria line on Mondays because they are so hungry."

-- Kim Fisher, principal of Black Fox Elementary School in Cleveland, Tenn., on an effort to send food home with some children so they have something to eat over the weekend

"We've got a generation lost, and we've got to get them and bring them in."

-- The Rev. John Merriwether, praying for peace and solutions to make Alton Park better

"It took some time, but now I'm in business and everybody is coming in smiling."

-- Moe Saleh, after his One Stop Shop opened, becoming the first grocery store on the Westside in two years

"As soon as they saw the white dress, I heard a bunch of cheers and 'woo-hoos' and I thought, 'OK, I've got to go, there's no turning back.'"

-- Meredith Lewallen, after rappelling 280 feet from the top of the SunTrust Bank building in her wedding dress as part of River Rocks "Over the Edge" event

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