The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

June 15, 2014

Do the right thing

Do the right thing

Editor:

Recently one of my neighbors had something put in his yard that read: “Please paint your house.”

I hope whoever did it will read this. It’s hard to believe someone would have the nerve to do this. The couple who own this home are average people: strapped for money.

Do you know it costs about $200 just for the primer? The paint will cost close to the same. A lot of people don’t have this kind of money to spend.

One of the owner’s mothers is not in good health. She goes to work every day and then goes to check on her mother. She has children and a husband who spends long hours at work.

They just finished painting and redoing the inside of their home and were getting ready to start on the outside.

These people are ones who will help a neighbor when in need. One of the neighbor’s husband passed away couple of years ago and one of them went over to mow her yard.

When rain backs up and floods the street, they go out in the rain to clear the sewers so the water can flow. The water doesn’t affect their property, but it does the neighbors down the street.

If you believe in the Man Above you should probably ask for forgiveness and try to make it right.

Offer to help or pitch in a few bucks. If you don’t believe in the Man Above, maybe you should start.

Hope you will have a conscience and do the right thing.

Brenda Dungan

Danville

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