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Kids lacked courtesy for runner

One morning while running, I came upon a group of older students waiting for the school bus. I was on Ridgemoor Drive approaching Ridgemoor Boulevard. Most of the students were on the sidewalk.

As I got closer, I thought they would clear a path for me. How could I have been so stupid?

The students would not give an inch. They glared at me. I had to continue my run on the grassy area.

And so this makes me wonder what parents are teaching their children these days. Are parents so busy with their adult toys they neglect to teach their children common courtesy? Had the students cleared a path for me, I would have said, "Thank you."

If the children of today are to be the leaders of tomorrow, then God help us.

Mickey Weber

East Lake

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