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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Geer 92, (right) gets a hug from Jennifer Armistead (Left), before the start of Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013, Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Geer 92, (right) gets a hug from Frances Hite (left), before the start of Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013, Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Geer 92, holds up two fingers telling deacon Eddie Cecil, "I'm 92 today" before the start of Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013, Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Geer 92,teaches Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013,Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A Sunday school class student holds her bible. Jim Geer 92,teaches Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013,Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Geer 92,teaches Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013,Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Sunday school student Rosemary Everett reads a Thanksgiving poem at the start of Sunday school class. Jim Geer 92,teaches Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013,Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Sunday school students bow their heads in prayer. Jim Geer 92,teaches Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013,Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Geer 92,teaches Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013,Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Geer 92,teaches Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013,Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Geer 92, (right) gets a hug from Rose Hagler (Left),Hagler was thanking Geer for teaching the class, at the conclusion of the Sunday school class at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Charlotte, Nov. 24,2013, Geer turned 92 today. JIm Geer has been teaching Sunday school since 1945. While in the Army serving in combat during World War II, the story goes, one night in a fox hole in France, he felt that he could go no longer,and made a covenant with the Lord that if he would get him home safely he would do whatever he asked of him to do, and he did, the first Sunday home he went to church and was asked to teach Sunday School,that was in 1945 and he's still teaching at the age of 92,Geer received the Legion of Honor,the highest military award that France has for his efforts in helping to liberate France from Hitlers control. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
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