By Dink Nesmith
Athens Banner Herald
“You meet the nicest people on a Honda.” Remember that advertising slogan? That was before Hondas had four wheels in America. The commercials always featured happy people scooting around on their motor bikes. I’ve never owned a Honda with two or four wheels but I’ve discovered some mighty nice people where they park those big red fire trucks.
There’s something about firemen that fascinates kids. I’ve never met a firefighter – man or woman – who wouldn’t take time to let a little one explore his or her fire hall and climb up into one of those shiny trucks. When our younger son Eric was barely talking, he’d tell you, “I’m two fire engines old.”
That’s why I could relate to Carter Sanborn’s love of everything to do with firefighting.
In October I introduced you to Carter, who lives in Ashburnham, Mass.
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