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Young admirer defies father to attend Worcester firefighter’s wake
Boston Herald ^ | December 15, 2011 | Richard Weir

Posted on 12/15/2011 8:32:13 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

He was under strict orders not to leave the house after school. But 11-year-old Jared Flanders neatly knotted his tie, climbed on his bike and went to pay his last respects to fallen Worcester firefighter Jon Davies at a funeral home down the street yesterday.

Jared didn’t know the hero jake who died after rushing into a blazing triple-decker last week. Yet, the boy’s kind-hearted salute lifted the spirits of firefighters attending Davies’ wake.

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KEYWORDS: boy; davies; firemen; flanders; worcester
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To: Jareds Father

Thank you for clearing that up. Best Regards, Janey


41 posted on 03/03/2012 4:23:33 PM PST by SkyDancer ("No Matter How The People Vote There Will Always Be A Federal Judge To Over Turn It")
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To: Jareds Father

I couldn’t read the whole article as it has been archived.
Just wanted to say that your Jared sounds like a good kid. Good job, Jareds Father.


42 posted on 03/03/2012 4:40:29 PM PST by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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