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A stranger asked for help yesterday at 7:00 AM. He needed his truck jumped; it was up a brief ramp (though still in view of the street). I had my son with me, yet I agreed. As I drove up the ramp, I had major qualms. Would you have agreed to help?”

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  • HECK NO!!!!!!!!!!! Sorry, don't want to be the top news story on the 6 o'clock news. And I don't mean for someting happening to me, lol. I mean for going to jail behind someone doing something to my baby.

    That's what God makes strong, strappin' men for ( to help other men). I'm really soft hearted though and would've felt some type of obligation so as I rode by if he really looked in distress I would've used my cell phone to call the police to alert them someone needed help. But, I would've have stopped or gotten out of my car, esp. not with my baby in the car. I'm from New York and we are just skeptical by nature. I believe....never borrow trouble.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by caramelsugarberry38 on 7th April 2008

  • NO WAY!!!! You never know what could happen. I agree with the others, tell him you will call someone for him, don't get out of the car and of course keep your door locked.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Evansmom on 4th April 2008

  • Nope. I don't open my door for strangers and I don't get out of my car for them either...But sometimes saying no is hard.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by mamajama on 4th April 2008

  • No I would not have helped him myself but I would have offered to get him help.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by on 4th April 2008

  • i wouldn't have gotten out of the care, (i am a bit of a wuss) but i would have still helped if i could! Ii would have offered to call a tow truck to come jump him under my AAA or insurance or a police assistance or something.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Kate on 3rd April 2008