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Belgique

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Posted: 10/21/21 06:41am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

A good story for a change. Awning came open a little east of Columbia SC yesterday. I was working on it in the rest area when a gent in a MH drove by and hollered that he'd be back to help. I said I thought I could get it and didn't want to bother him. A few minutes later here he is and said he'd get on the roof and tie it off there. (I'm banned from the roof by my bride since I'm 80 and not svelte). I didn't have the ladder to get to the high rig ladder but he leaped up and pulled himself up (and he was a seasoned citizen too)! In a few minutes it was done and with a handshake and profuse thanks he was gone.

If he reads this I hope he will know how much I appreciate his kindness.


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Posted: 10/21/21 07:36am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Your story gives me faith that there are still many good folks out there. Great story!


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Posted: 10/21/21 07:39am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Thanks for sharing - warms the heart.

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Posted: 10/21/21 07:39am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

thanks for sharing...


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Posted: 10/21/21 08:47am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Thank you for sharing, love reading positive stuff! [emoticon]

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Posted: 10/21/21 09:52am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I love this.

Good people are everywhere. And we should all strive to be "good people" like the guy on the road was.

The Good Sam ("Good Samaritan") logo with the halo is literally plastered all over this website and most of the public RV parks. I'm glad to see that the subliminal messaging worked on this one traveler.

I took a trip to Florida last weekend and had two interesting interactions. There was a twenty-something young guy in line ahead of at a coffee counter. I noticed that he pulled a big wad of Benjamins out of his handbag and picked out a smaller bill to pay. He was trying to be discrete, but I couldn't help but notice. I was kind of daydreaming about how easy it would be to rob this kid, and the next thing I knew it was my turn to order and he was gone. I looked down and saw that his bag was still there. Yikes. I finished my transaction and saw that he was already on the rolling sidewalk and headed down the terminal. His gate was at the far end of the terminal and I had to pass my gate to catch up with him and get him his bag. He was just sitting down and I saw the lightbulb go on when he realized his bag was gone. He just about fainted when he saw me walk up with it.

And then Tuesday we were at Coco Beach and I found an iPhone in the sand. The screen wasn't locked, so I looked up the owner's name and started texting the last few people she had texted and finally reached her son and got a description of her so I could find her and get her phone to her.

It isn't that hard to do the right thing. It can take you a few minutes out of your way, but it's worth it.


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Posted: 10/21/21 03:16pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Though there are a few "TO the devil with you" types... I've found many RVers are more than willing to lend a hand when you need one.

We all have emergencies and .... Well.. When they ask me how much I have two responses "Pass it on" (Help someone else) or "Donate to charity" (Same thign)

I Just helped a fellow RVer load between 500 and a thousand dollars worth of hardware... and the donation will be to Habitat for Humanity.

(NOTE: it's worth it to me to not do the paperwork on a big sale)


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Posted: 10/21/21 03:39pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Not just rvers.
2 years ago, on the day before Thanksgiving, the wife and I went to the local Fleet Farm store (like a Home Depot). It was cold, about 10 degrees, windy, and dark when we came back out to the truck. The truck had a flat in front.
The store had an auto service center but said they were too busy, so I went back out to do it myself.
The truck was a year old and I was trying to figure out how the jack works and a younger fellow drives up and offers to help, then another guy too.
I must've looked old and feeble I guess (I was only 64), but they hustled and got it done in a hurry, then took off.
JK


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Posted: 10/22/21 04:26am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Angels . . . just when we need them. To all sharing their stories, thank you.


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Belgique

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Posted: 10/22/21 07:03am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

OP here: Glad you enjoyed the post. My parting words to the gent was that I'd pay it forward. I had hoped he'd see this post. Thanks all.

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