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04-16-2018, 09:11 AM - 9 Likes   #1
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What a Lucky Man I Am!

This past Saturday afternoon, I had a knock on my door. It was two of my little neighborhood urchins, come to pay me a visit. I recently lost my little companion dog of 16 years and he was the hit of the cul de sac. One of the little girls, Lila, was having a hard time making eye contact with me and I could tell she was sad because of our loss. She said, "Hi, Dewey. How are you? We drew you a picture.... wanna' come see?"


I said, "Sure, and I grabbed my cane and we went out to take a look at the new artwork in my driveway. I've always told them that my driveway was always available should they want to use it as their "canvas."


Here's what they drew. I'm a lucky man to have such wonderful neighbors. Their parents have done a remarkable job of raising such tender-hearted children..... and I made a special trip across the street to tell them so.

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Oh boy. I've been accused, on occasion, of being rather hard-hearted... but even I'm a little choked up by this.

You're right, those are some lovely kids. A credit to their parents. But I'm sure you play a big part in bringing out the best in them. They obviously care about you dearly
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Sorry to hear about your dog. That's rough.

And such sweet driveway art. You are, indeed, fortunate to have neighbors like that.
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Aw that's so nice. Sweet kids are the best.
I hope they help you overcome your loss.

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You're blessed to live in such a caring community.
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I hope you corrected their grammar
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Wonderful acts of kindness from caring children. Makes you feel good about the younger generation(s).
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Very sweet gesture on their part. They are hurting too.

Driveway art is right up there with refrigerator door art galleries.

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Nice story and photos. TFS
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Wonderful story, a great example of compassion. Thanks for sharing this.
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QuoteOriginally posted by boriscleto Quote
I hope you corrected their grammar

..... and ruin the moment? Hardly!
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That is a very warm story. It is heart warming to hear of children exhibiting such compassion.
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Thanks to all of you for your kind words and thoughts.
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