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Janitor honored by students

November 28, 2011

MODESTO, CA — Lakewood Elementary said goodbye to its longtime janitor on Wednesday, according to The Modesto Bee.

Students gathered for a short assembly last week to say goodbye to longtime janitor Jim Loveless, the article stated.

According to the article, Loveless is retiring after 18 years at Lakewood and a total of 25 years in the Modesto City Schools district.

Loveless said the best part of his job was "to be out with the children at lunchtime. I get to be the grandfather."

Lakewood students were eager to learn that Loveless owns a kayak, but their janitor earned a collective "ew" when they learned his favorite food is salad, the article noted.

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