Friday, March 7, 2014

Friday Fragment: The Accident

Originally posted June 16, 2008

Ever hear about the hero who just happened to be at the right place at the right time to save a life and wonder what you would do in the same situation? Me too.

We were rushing to the South African border early yesterday morning before dawn when we came upon the scene.

You see accidents more often than not when you drive in Mozambique - the roads/drivers here are atrocious. But this was the first "fresh" accident with fatalities that I'd seen. No crowds had gathered around yet to start the cleanup process.

That sounds so dehumanizing. Someone's father/brother/son wasn't gonna make it home for father's day. Nothing trivial about that.

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