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Tom Watson is retiring on July 30 as director of the Berrien County Friend of the Court.

ST. JOSEPH — When Tom Watson walks out of the Berrien County Friend of the Court office on his last day, it will be his 68th birthday, the end of a pay period and his daughter and son-in-law’s 10th anniversary.

While contemplating his retirement, “I looked at the calendar, and decided July 30 has to be the day,” he said.

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