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Drive safely, especially around school buses

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 3:31 p.m. CST

By Tom C. Murr

Osceola

Yes, I saw you this morning. You made a serious mistake driving. There was a school bus stopped with the stop arm out blinking and the red lights were blinking.

There were children getting on the bus.

But, you didn’t stop. You were talking on a cell or doing something.

Do you remember that sometimes children do the unexpected things?

Like run after a piece of paper, see a friend across the street, or for some unknown reason, run across the street.

Oh, you say never — well, it happened one morning earlier this fall.

But, you were there. Thank goodness.

Remember this child is loved, and maybe you don’t care.

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