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The Good Neighbor

Preaching
Windows For Life
Inspirational And Devotional Illustrations
Have you ever had a time in your life when you were totally helpless? It may happen suddenly.

A woman, with a carload of children, felt her car skid off the road into a ditch six feet deep and full of water. She was able to get out of the car. "But how about the kids?" she thought.

Only with the help of a bread truck driver who saw her plight and stopped were they able to rescue all of the children before the car sank below the water's surface. The driver was a true neighbor in a time of need.

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