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Old 07-20-2020, 03:30 PM
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I really have trouble keeping my mouth shut at times, and unfortunately, DS suffers the same affliction. We had to run to Home Depot today for a toilet part as we only have one potty in our home. Someone commented on DSís mask, like, heís young, why is he wearing one? Person wasnít masked. DS replies, ďMy Mom is keeping us safe. Why arenít you?Ē


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Old 07-20-2020, 03:37 PM
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I like your son! 😀
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That's awesome!!
Old 07-20-2020, 03:42 PM
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Kudos to your son!!
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He had a lot of nerve
Old 07-20-2020, 03:44 PM
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I can't believe he would ask about your son's mask. Ridiculous.
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I love it
Old 07-20-2020, 03:53 PM
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I love your son. How old is he? He won't outgrow it. My dd 15 always feels the need to speak up for people if someone is being mean.


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Old 07-20-2020, 03:54 PM
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Good for your son!
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Old 07-20-2020, 03:55 PM
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good for him!

i really want to say something to everyone i see in a store maskless, but i also don't want to end up on a video online. i just don't think i could control myself if things got ugly--so i settle with just glaring at them and steering clear.
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Old 07-20-2020, 04:03 PM
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Give your DS a big hug and kiss for being so smart.
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Old 07-20-2020, 04:11 PM
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Oh, thatís fantastic. Good for your DS.
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Old 07-20-2020, 04:43 PM
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Out of the mouth of babes! Perfect response. It's the kind of response I'd think of....the next day!


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Old 07-20-2020, 04:47 PM
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I am so proud of him! That's awesome!

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Old 07-20-2020, 05:01 PM
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Love it!!!
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Old 07-20-2020, 05:25 PM
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Love it! Kids can be wonderful.
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Old 07-20-2020, 05:56 PM
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You're raising him well!
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Good on him!
Old 07-20-2020, 06:01 PM
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You should be super proud.
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:08 PM
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You can go back to Home Depot on July 22nd and everyone should be wearing masks. No arguments or degrading banter.
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:32 PM
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Wonderful boy, wonderful mom!
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:40 PM
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To have the perfect comeback at the perfect moment. Good for him!
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:41 PM
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Now that was a lovely response to a rude person.
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:49 PM
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You are raising your son right.
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Old 07-20-2020, 07:25 PM
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Yay! You GO, young kerrysgirl!
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Old 07-20-2020, 07:48 PM
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Way to go! Iíll bet that you were really proud of him. I would give $10 to see that shopperís face.
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Old 07-20-2020, 08:08 PM
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I LOVE that he responded that way! Good for you, for teaching him that.
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Old 07-21-2020, 02:06 AM
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Thatís a great response! Heís a clever child! He has more wisdom than most adults.
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Old 07-21-2020, 03:46 AM
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I've seen social media responses where people seem upset about someone requiring a child to wear a mask.

Good for your son for understanding the importance.
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Good for him..
Old 07-21-2020, 04:54 AM
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Out of the mouths of babes!!!
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Old 07-21-2020, 07:25 AM
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Good for him. I am so sick of people saying that kids can’t get the virus when everyday we hear about outbreaks at children’s camps and other news of some getting it.

I am also sick of the people who won’t wear one because it is a free country and they have rights. I say, they have the right to die too. I know that sounds mean, but they are essentially putting themselves at risk.

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Old 07-21-2020, 08:49 AM
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That's awesome!
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Old 07-21-2020, 05:47 PM
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I agree that your son shouldnít have been questioned about his mask. If you and he are comfortable in them and arenít experiencing any adverse side effects. Hopefully you have plenty on hand so you can change them when they become damp or contaminated by touch.

However, the posters who are proud of glaring and shaming those not wearing masks are another issue. Can you not understand that people have been through many things you havenít? Why does it seem COVID has given us permission to be so unkind? Seriously, glaring at someone because theyíre not covering their face in cloth? How do you know that person isnít a rape victim who has PTSD and is triggered by the mask. You donít.

The suicide rate is higher than the covid death rate, but that doesnít make the news since there is no money to be made from a vaccine for suicide.
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Old 07-21-2020, 05:58 PM
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Sorry. I shouldnít have said what I did. I took the scenario to mean that the person who asked why the son was wearing a mask was saying it rudely.
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Unkind...
Old 07-21-2020, 09:08 PM
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Kindness is caring for others... masks are a perfect example. Canít wear one, stay home.
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Old 07-22-2020, 06:48 AM
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How do you know that person isnít a rape victim who has PTSD and is triggered by the mask. You donít.
This is true. But that person should probably not be at Home Depot. Where I live, I can get just about anything delivered. I had paint delivered. And our governor put out an executive order that masks must be worn in indoor spaces.
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