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Thanking fall work crew


On Tuesday, I was raking piles of fall leaves and pulling stubborn weeds at the Polson Methodist Church. Two hours into the big job, my trailer nearly full and under threatening skies, I still had a mountain of leaves and debris to load. Leaning on my rake to catch my breath (I’m in my 70s), I noticed a pickup truck pull into the driveway; whereupon, two young guys hopped out and without a word began loading leaves. I was stunned as I bent over and began to help.

Words of thanks seemed so lame, but they simply said they were on their lunch break and glad to help out. I noticed the name on their truck as they departed: “Wall and Slab Concrete Construction.”

What a refreshing moment of generosity and goodness amidst these turbulent, divisive times. For both the leaves and the inspiration, thanks fellas. We will get through this together.

Gary Teggeman

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