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Topic: Bullies (08/09/04)
TITLE: The Grocery Bully
By Karen O'Leary
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A couple minutes later, he came tearing back, shoved me aside, and shouted, “I was here before you.”
I was stunned speechless.
As he checked out, I took a few deep breaths, trying to regain my composure. He muttered something to the clerk then rushed out of the store.
“Did you see what he did to her?” the cashier asked her coworker in the next lane. She turned back to me. “Why didn’t you say something?”
“I thought about it, but I didn’t want to deal with him and didn‘t think you did either.”
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9)