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On the Road (J.C. Stroble) #1011196

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 2011
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(Spartanburg, South Carolina: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Spartanburg, South Carolina: Steve Hartman) Legally blind 70-year-old J.C. Stroble, who has been working at the Beacon Diner in Spartanburg, South Carolina since he was 15, featured; scenes shown of the line outside the door and of J.C. calling out orders to the cooks in a bizarre language he invented; photos shown of J.C. with presidential candidates. [STROBLE – says he is most proud of his wife; says he wanted his kids to get an education.] [Manager Kenny CHURCH††- says people will watch J.C. for 15-20 minutes.] [CUSTOMERS – react to J.C.] [Wife Robay STROBLE††- says he was a good father.] [Daughter/JC Stroble Glaucoma Awareness Foundation founder Kiki Stroble ROSS††- comments on finally getting her degree.]

Pelley, Scott;
Hartman, Steve

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