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December 31, 2008

U.S. a melting pot of kindness

Picture this: a 70-year-old, retired TWA pilot, two heart attacks, six stents, a couple of prostate procedures and a repaired hernia, taking a walk the day after Christmas.

After about a mile and a half, the old man is faced with climbing a pretty steep hill. A thought: Why not rest on this old tree stump before tackling the hill?

While resting, the old guy notices a blue Honda van pass, do a U-turn and return to his position. The Hispanic lady and her two children went out of their way to check on the old guy and also offer him a ride home.

Ah! This good ol’ U.S. of A. Only in America. Enough said.

Thank you again, ma’am.

John Crone
Shawnee

 
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