What a week! It has been emotionally exhausting!! It's HARD work standing up for a cause, or rather fighting for justice and "MY" blackberry.
The show "What Would You Do?" on ABC hosted by reporter John Quiñonez, just scratches the surface on whether people do the right thing or not. More times than not people choose not to help others, basically because they do not want to get involved.
You often find people who do think or care about what may happen to them if they get involved in helping a stranger. I find it very sad quite frankly, I really do.
I have had first hand experience with this, this week. I have been very grateful for the help given me this week in trying to get Merit Velasco, of Sunland Park, New Mexico, to give me back my phone. However, I was sad when one person did help me, and when I happen to mention their name when defending her sister for helping me, (I did not mention if she helped me or not) she had wished I had not mentioned her name... I was proud to know these two women who stood up for what was right, even if it meant outing a longstanding friend of the family.
I was even more amazed to see that only seven out of forty-nine people responded to my pleads and gave me some type of help. SO sad.
I will not give up hope on my phone, even if I do not get it back, this has been an experience of a lifetime. I will not stop fighting for justice or turning Merit Velasco's name to MUD!! She had her chance.. I even gave her one last opportunity today and NOTHING!! So I march on.... I warned her!!
I am not trying to be CRAZY about this... but think, if I give up my fight and forget this happened. The result will be that Merit Velasco and her sister Marylou Velasco will come to the conclusion that they can do anything, steal anything and lie about anything WITHOUT consequence.. Well thanks to me they are going to learn a valuable lesson and hopefully they will think twice about doing this to another person again.
To the people who did nothing about their family member/friend and did not want to get involved....... SHAME ON YOU!!!! and I hope that one day Merit does not steal from YOU!!
Well this has really been a lesson to learn, but regardless if I see an injustice occur and I can help.... guess what... I WILL HELP! There are too many people in this world that do not care... and I AM NOT ONE OF THEM!!!
What would you have done? Would you help a stranger and out a friend or family member?
“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” ~ Maria Robinson
Blessings to all...
349 days to go!
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