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Sat Jul 25, 2020, 10:43 AM

Sad? Happy? a story I needed yesterday. You need it today.

Sometimes nature or other forces put things in the right place at the perfect time. A friend posted this yesterday on FB. First my friend is actually the son of my best living friend. Joe lives near me he is a man who suffered debilitating injuries in a racing "accident". Long story short he ended up on track with someone elses' gas tank in his lap. He fought back from horrific burns and lung scarring. He has remained unstoppable and even though he has had setbacks he is relatively successful business man and races today. He is a guy who people gravitate to because he is positive and enthusiastic. He also is a lover of nature and a preserver of same. He kayaks a river in Northern Ohio several times a week, basically anytime it isn't frozen. It is his church.

His neighbor lady called him I believe yesterday morning she was a flutter she had trapped a young Raccoon in her driveway and knew it was sick. Joe went over and said he would take it out of their little town and release it. Joe picked it up and took it to his church. He of course took pictures of it. When he got to the river he put it down in the grass. Instead of scooting away it put its' paws on his legs like a cat. Joe sat down on the river bank and the Raccoon climbed up in his lap. Joe and the Raccoon sat there about 15 minutes as the raccoon passed. Joe assumed it had been poisoned in town. And aw shit I'm crying again.

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Response to gibraltar72 (Original post)

Sat Jul 25, 2020, 10:45 AM

1. So sweet and so sad at the same time.

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Sat Jul 25, 2020, 10:48 AM

2. What a good man, to give his time to comfort a dying animal.

Bittersweet. Thanks for sharing.

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Response to gibraltar72 (Original post)

Sat Jul 25, 2020, 10:54 AM

3. Lady of the Beasts, take Your little one gently in Your loving arms, and send blessings to one

who showed such love and compassion.


Thank you so much for sharing this.

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Response to gibraltar72 (Original post)

Sat Jul 25, 2020, 10:54 AM

4. Oh my, this is beautiful but so heartbreaking.

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Sat Jul 25, 2020, 11:05 AM

5. Don't think God didn't notice that kindness. Blass you Joe..n/t

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