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    Yesterday at WalMart.

    My wife and I went to WalMart yesterday to pick-up a few things. The greeter is a man named Rich. Rich is mentally challenged and a couple of years ago, football pro Donald Driver owned a Chevy dealership in the village I patrol. Rich mentioned he was a big fan, so I got him a t-shirt from the dealership. Anyways, every since then, if Rich sees me in the store, he comes over and shakes my hand. He knows I'm a cop, and always calls me :"Sir." Yesterday, Rich saw me, and as usual, he came over to shake my hand. I talked with him for a minute, and when I was ready to walk away, he held out his hand again, and while I was shaking it, he looked at me and said, "Keith, you take care of yourself and be safe." I thanked him and he said, "That's how friends should talk to each other." I told him, "Your Right, Rich. You take care of yourself too." The smile on his face made my day.
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    Little things in this world can be great. That would not be a little thing to me. Honest heartfelt sincerity is few and far between nowdays.
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    That's awesome!

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    I hope this doesn't sound wrong but at least you know he was sincere. I have little doubt he had different motives.
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    Things like that go a long way.
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    It only takes a moment to make someones day special. Your a nice guy, Keith, but I won't tell anyone and spoil your persona

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    I think you're special too Keith.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    I think you're special too Keith.
    Gee, Thanks Richard.......I think.
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    You are one of the most sincere and genuine people I've ever met. Rich sees it, too!
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    I to visit Walmart on occassion, but my area draws some ineresting people.











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    Didn't know you'd met Keith Bayern
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    Didn't know you'd met Keith Bayern
    Richard, you are now officially an asshat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    Didn't know you'd met Keith Bayern
    I say , well done.
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    Steve, you, too, are officially an asshat.
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    Finally after all these years , I'm official . I would like to thank the Academy and all the little people who made this day possible.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Finally after all these years , I'm official . I would like to thank the Academy and all the little people who made this day possible.
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    Nice ass , Ducky.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

    Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Nice ass , Ducky.
    Thank you, from the bottom of my back pockets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    Captain, I'll bet it's like looking the mirror when you shave for you, isn't it?
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    Well I see why you don't shave Keith. I guess it would get kinda depressing looking at that ugly mug of yours in the mirror every morning.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

    Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
    -General Omar Bradley, United States Army

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