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Humor: That Time The Client’s Hysterectomy Failed

She didn’t need jewelry; she needed diapers.




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“After 35 years of hearing various excuses and stories when customers return or pawn, a month or so ago, a customer came in to pawn her newly purchased anniversary gift. She was all apologetic because she needed the money for meds. Her total hysterectomy failed, and she just found out she was pregnant. I was speechless.” — Trisha Corleto, Lowell Jewelry and Loan, Lowell, MA

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Time to Do What You've Always Wanted? Time to Call Wilkerson.

It was time. Teri Allen and her brother, Nick Pavlich, Jr., had been at the helm of Dearborn Jewelers of Plymouth in Plymouth, Mich., for decades. Their father, Nick Pavlich, Sr., had founded the store in 1950, but after so many wonderful years helping families around Michigan celebrate their most important moments, it was time to get some “moments” of their own. Teri says Wilkerson was the logical choice to run their retirement sale. “They’re the only company that specializes in closing jewelry stores,” she says. During the sale, Teri says a highlight was seeing so many generations of customers who wanted to buy “that one last piece of jewelry from us.” Would she recommend Wilkerson? Absolutely. “There is no way that I would have been able to do this by myself.”

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