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Why this Dallas 87-year-old has worked the same restaurant job for more than 6 decades

Highland Park Cafeteria Mr B

Why this Dallas 87-year-old has worked the same restaurant job for more than 6 decades Sharon Grigsby, Metro columnist Sixty-two years ago, Ernest Bowens stopped by Highland Park Cafeteria to talk to a friend in the kitchen. Bowens wound up with a job and has worked there ever since. Given that a lifelong loyalty to […]

Still cooking after all of these years

By Emily Charrier, Advocate Magazine Six decades in the kitchen at Highland Park Cafeteria Mr. B’s rough and calloused hands are a stark contrast to his soft blue eyes, which crinkle with joy when he speaks about his favorite subject: his faith. “I just trust in the Lord,” he says proudly and often. “The Lord is […]