You may have heard me tell this story before.
burden on his family, he decided that he was old enough to make his own way in life.
Telling no one, he jumped on that train and never looked back.
Life out west was tough, but he enjoyed the freedom and the rewards of hard work.
After many years, William returned home to Detroit. He now had enough money to help his family and start a business.
While William was out west, he developed a network of contacts and a supply of coal suitable for your stove and furnace. His friend had trucks that could deliver the coal. Instantly, their business was born.
They served the community well and were successful for many years.
Just like his family, others in the area would occasionally fall on…