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When Eddie was a child, he played at Ruby Pier every day with his older brother and friends. He began working there as a teenager under the supervision of his father, who held Eddie’s position before his untimely death. After he returned from his stint in the army he resumed his life at the pier, where he remained for the rest of his life: His father died and he had to support his mother and give up his dreams of becoming an engineer. Later, Eddie got married to Marguerite. They lived their lives happily until Eddie’s 39th birthday, when Marguerite was involved in a car accident that landed her in the hospital for several months. After she was released, doctors found that she had a brain tumor. Marguerite died a few years later. Eddie lived the rest of his life in remote solitude, keeping his job at Ruby Pier to keep him busy. He hobbled around the pier on his titanium-filled knee, a constant reminder of his time fighting in World War II. It is here that he meets his ultimate end saving the life of a little girl about to die on a broken ride. Eddie's first meeting in Heaven harkens back to the days of his youth, playing at Ruby Pier as a young boy. Running to retrieve a ball thrown into the street one day, he stepped in front of a car, causing the driver to swerve and crash. In Heaven, it is revealed that the driver was “The Blue Man,” or Joseph
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Prof during the Spring '11 term at Sam Houston State University.

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