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Car repair turns troublesome

Each morning he put on his jacket and tie, packed an apple and sandwich in a small brown paper bag, and jumped on his 10-speed. He appeared content to peddle while my sister, brother and I, all in our teens, drove cars to class.
Sometimes his travel mechanism of choice evoked unpleasant reactions from others. He recalls a time when a truckload full of outspoken teenage boys passed him on the road shouting something less-than-respectful.
My father preceded to pedal after the truck to offer the young men a few words about acceptable traffic communication and etiquette.

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'Thank God he was listening'

And the gift came from what might be considered the most unlikely of sources — her nephew Phillip White.
Dakota Lowery, a 15-month-old youngster, was playing with his siblings during a family holiday get-together when his brother Colton began screaming.
“We didn’t know what had happened,” Lowery said. “Dakota’s sister, Tayloreanne, pointed out to us where they were.”
When Lowery and other family members found the two youngsters, Dakota was lying face down in what his grandmother, Diane Woods, described as nothing more than a “water hole or small pond.”

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