Saturday, September 25, 2010

Uplifting Thoughts

When I was a boy we had a flat tire once, and a kindly older gentleman stopped on his own, helped us change the tire, and basically saved our family trip.  Now that I'm older with a family of my own, whenever I see someone stranded on the side of the road I think of that man, and I wonder if he survived the savage beating we gave him before we stole his cash and credit cards.  He could still be in that ditch for all I know, maybe he'll show up on "Cold Case" or something one of these days.  That's why they call it stranger danger, I guess.

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