Boys found giving thanks

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After more than two weeks to reflect on what happened during the ice storm, I would like to share with you something that took place with two of my grandchildren.

First, let me say that the power crews did a great job in spite of all the adversity they encountered. I live on Winter Street, and my daughter and her family live on Wingfield Street. I had passed by her street earlier that day and noticed it was blocked by four bucket trucks. I gave her a call to see if she was OK, and she was.

Later that evening, she called to tell me what had happened with her two boys. She was in tears. She said that afternoon the boys were missing. They are ages 6 and 5. She thought they might be playing hide-and-seek, but when she could not find them she panicked. She prayed they had not gone out to the power trucks.

She did find them at one of the trucks – it was the last one they had visited. She said a power worker told her they had gone to each truck and given all of the workers Valentine’s Day candy – all of theirs – and told them what a good job they were doing.

I could focus on the bad and complain about the inconvenience we had during the storm, but it’s things like this that make me grateful for the things we really have.

George Croft

Augusta

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myfather15
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myfather15 03/06/14 - 08:35 am
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Excellent story; thank you

Excellent story; thank you for sharing. If we could all just have a little more patience with one another and think of others first, this wouldn't be a half bad place to live.

gaflyboy
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gaflyboy 03/06/14 - 08:42 am
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Thanks for sharing that Mr Croft

I'm sorry mom was so worried; I'm glad the boys are OK; And the story is a breath of fresh air!

deestafford
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deestafford 03/06/14 - 09:08 am
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Somebody is doing...

Somebody is doing an outstanding job of rearing their children.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 03/06/14 - 09:32 am
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Out the mouth of babes-even a

Out the mouth of babes-even a child knows.

grinder48
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grinder48 03/06/14 - 01:51 pm
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Gosh!
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Wonderful story but can't help but wonder why mom wasn't keeping a closer eye on them. Could have been tragic!

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dwb619 03/06/14 - 02:35 pm
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Absolutely beautiful!!!

Absolutely beautiful!!!

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 03/06/14 - 03:41 pm
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myfather15 from LTE on 3/4/14

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Finally, t3blesdoe admits the truth, but it takes a slobbering love affair, rekindled, to bring him to that conclusion!! Really?"

Please elaborate?

GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 03/07/14 - 12:39 am
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Sounds like a couple of fine

Sounds like a couple of fine young men. Thinking of others first. There is hope for the future.

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