For a kind ride
Imagine getting a flat tire at the base of the J.E. McTeer Bridge, in the construction zone, on a Monday morning during rush hour traffic with threatening storm clouds hovering above you.
This was the scenario for my son and me. Assessing our dire situation, we packed up for a walk across the bridge into Port Royal. As soon as we set foot on the bridge a gentleman stopped to pick us up. This gentleman did not arrive on a white horse, but he was driving a white truck.
Once our rescuer delivered us to our destination, his chivalrous deed was noted to my 8-year-old son as the type of individual I would like him to grow up to become: a person who takes the time to help others in a time of need.
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To the gentleman in the white truck, thank you from the bottom of our hearts for extending kindness to us in our time of need. Your actions are admirable.