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Author Topic: A very heartwarming story....  (Read 1094 times)

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Offline Oh501sguy

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A very heartwarming story....
« on: December 02, 2006, 08:36:04 AM »


Here's a truly heartwarming story about the bond formed between a little 5-year-old girl and some construction workers that makes you believe that we CAN make a difference when we give a child the gift of our time...

 

A young family moved into a house, next door to a vacant lot. One day a construction crew turned up to start building a house on the empty lot. The young family's 5-year-old daughter naturally took an interest in all the activity going on next door and spent much of each day observing the activity. Eventually the construction crew, all of them gems-in-the-rough, more or less adopted her as a kind of project mascot. They chatted with her, let her sit with them while they had coffee and lunch breaks, and gave her little jobs to do here and there to make her feel important.

At the end of the first week they even presented her with a pay envelope containing a couple of dollars. The little girl took this home to her mother who said all the
appropriate words of admiration and suggested that they take the $2.00 "pay" she had received to the bank the next day to start a savings account. When they got to the bank, the teller was equally impressed and asked the little girl how she had come by her very own pay check at such a young age. The little girl proudly replied, "I worked last week with the crew building the house next door to us. "My goodness gracious," said the teller, "and will you be working on the house again this week, too?" The little girl replied, "I will if those goddamn assholes at Home Depot ever deliver the fu*king sheet rock..."

 ;D


Offline Boo Radley

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Re: A very heartwarming story....
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2006, 10:08:02 PM »
It definitely had me in tears... of laughter.

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Offline Teresa

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Re: A very heartwarming story....
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2006, 10:24:51 PM »
LOL...that hit a little too close to home. My ex decided that our 6 yr old could be bat girl for his ball team. She came home with soooo many new words after spending the day in the dugout with her dad and his team mates.

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Offline Catman

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Re: A very heartwarming story....
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2006, 01:35:20 AM »
 ;D ;D ;D
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Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: A very heartwarming story....
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2006, 04:06:05 PM »
Cute story....
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