A kind word for Car­bon­ear

The Compass - - EDITORIAL -

I hope you will ac­cept a ‘let­ter to the edi­tor” by email be­cause I have been mean­ing to write one for some time.

I do not live in Car­bon­ear but I do of­ten shop in the town. I am an older per­son and it is very no­tice­able to me how kind the peo­ple of Car­bon­ear are. Nowhere else do I have so many peo­ple of­fer­ing help, lift­ing heavy things in shops, push­ing my shop­ping cart in the car park, re­turn­ing my empty cart to the shop for me, of­fer­ing to help me load my car.

Th­ese are lit­tle things in them­selves I sup­pose but much ap­pre­ci­ated.

So to the man who took my cart back to Do­min­ion and the

I am an older per­son and it is very no­tice­able to me how kind the peo­ple of Car­bon­ear are.

teenage boy, who stopped chat­ting with his mates to of­fer help load­ing my car yes­ter­day and all the other strangers who have of­fered help in the past — a big thank you.

This is a big wicked world we live in we read hor­ror sto­ries all the time but nice to know Car­bon­ear still has a ker­nel of care and kind­ness ... take a bow Car­bon­ear.

Jane Prior writes from White­way

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