Over in Sheboygan, someone thought it would be funny to total Christina Earls’ car by flipping it over. Never mind that the woman had just drained her bank account getting the car fixed, or that she’s a single mother with kids, or that she needs the car to get to her appointments for treatment of leukemia and pulmonary disease. Funny stuff, indeed.
An auto dealer offered to sell her a new car for $1. And someone showed up at her door with $150 in an envelope, which she used to buy food for the kids.
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By the way, I’ve now made “People Doing Good” a category. Help me fill it. If you know of people doing good, drop me an email.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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