She’s taking about hot cars, but it applies everywhere. When we see something wrong going on, we have to speak up, to do something.
An older man and woman are standing in the parking lot, just next to my car when I come out of the grocery store. I hear a dog barking and the woman say, “What should we do? It’s so hot out and the car is all locked up.”
“Is there a dog locked in a car?” I ask as I stop beside them. I’m thinking that is where the barking is coming from.
“Not a dog,” the woman responds, pointing to a red car parked next to the empty stall in which they’re standing. “A senior.”
And I look at the car she’s pointed to and see an older man, head resting on his chest, sitting by himself in a closed up car.
“Is the engine running?” I ask.
“No,” she replies. “And it’s so hot.”
“Why don’t I knock on the window and make sure he’s okay,” I suggest…
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