My grandmother taught me several things before she passed away and many of them have stayed with me to this day. One of the things that she taught me was that when a funeral procession is going by, that you should pull over to the side of the road and let the grieving pass.
As I was driving down a road one day, I saw the flashing lights of the police car that was leading a procession. Once I realized what was going on, I pulled to the side of the road and turned my radio all the way down. As I watched the family of the deceased pass, there was one man on a motorcycle that looked me in the eye and nodded his head in appreciation. After he passed, I kept on looking and saw each face that passed. I also noticed the cars that kept on speeding by, not even thinking about what they were in the midst of.
When the last of the cars passed I pulled back on the road and felt something inside of me that I have never felt before. I know that someone saw what I did and was inspired to do the same when they are put in that situation again. It feels good to know that I can not only live my grandmother's advice, but I can teach others it's value as well.
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