The Red Chair

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On the theme of Jews helping people and StL250 cakes, not many people know that when Dr. King was let out of Selma, he came to St Louis. It was too risky to shelter him in the community, black or white. The Jewish community took him in.

When I visited the United Hebrew Congregation to see what they wanted on their cake, I went into the Rabbis office to work out the details. I saw this little red chair. I thought it was the Rabbi’s. No one sat in it. Then on the way out, Mark Witzling and the Rabbi told me the story. That is where he slept — Dr. King. Hard to tell that story without tearing up. 

Just one of the amazing stories I learned painting cakes