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God's Team

by Joe Cassady

After Papa Bear George Halas passed away and entered the Pearly Gates, God took him on a tour. He showed Halas a little 2-bedroom house with a faded Chicago Bears banner hanging from the front porch. "This is your home, George. Most people don't get their own house up here."

Halas looked the house over, then he turned around and noticed the home sitting on the top of the hill. It was a huge two-story mansion with white marble columns and little patios under all of the windows. Green Bay Packers flags lined both sides of the sidewalk with a huge green and gold Packers banner hanging between the marble columns.

"Thanks for the home, God, but let me ask you a question. I get this little 2 bedroom house with a faded Bears banner, and Vince Lombardi gets a mansion with new Packers banners and flags flying all over the place. Why is that?"

God looks at him seriously for a moment and then replies "That's not Lombardi's house, that's mine!"

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