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My name is Wanda Cash Perkins and I wanted to express my sincere appreciation to a total stranger. I sure hope he reads the CKNJ.
My aunt, Maxine Phillips, passed away a few weeks ago and we were on our way to the Memorial Gardens cemetery in Campbellsville.
As we were crossing the intersection at Broadway and Columbia Road, we noticed several people were driving slower and some had pulled to the side of the road to show their respect. Although it is not a law that this be done, there are still a lot of people that do it.
But there was this one vehicle that had completely stopped in the middle of the right lane of the four-lane highway of Broadway. I believe he was driving a Jeep of some sort. He had gotten out of his vehicle, was standing in front of it, with his cap over his heart, almost like to salute the procession.
I was so deeply touched that I can't stop thinking about it. I don't believe this gentleman even knew my aunt, but the point is that he had the nerve, first of all, to get out of his vehicle on Broadway, but most importantly, he had the courage and decency to respect the family during this time of loss.
It's good to know there are still people like him in this world. I think we all could learn something from this. I was truly touched and I want to thank him from the bottom of my heart. May God bless you.
Wanda Cash Perkins