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— A few weeks ago, I asked my husband what he wanted for Christmas.
We decided to give him the first item on the list.
He was excited, because he wanted a car.
But then, the next day, he found out that the one he’d been looking for was in fact his.
The car had been stolen.
So, when I got home that night, I took the car to a mechanic and asked him if it was okay if he drove it.
The mechanic said no.
I had to go to the police and file a report.
I ended up taking the car back to the dealership to be repaired.
The next day the dealer was all over the news about the car, and when I saw the story on Fox 2, I texted my husband, who was at work.
He told me that they were going to give me the car for free.
I said, ‘That’s amazing!
I can’t believe they’d give it to me!’
But the next morning, when he called the police, he didn’t get an answer.
The dealership was closed.
And then the dealership was told that they couldn’t give it back to me.
So I had the car towed to a friend’s place.
I was really sad that the car had gotten stolen.
But I knew it was a bad situation, so I decided to do what anyone would do in that situation: go to a dealership to fix it.
I called the dealership on Christmas Eve, and the mechanic came and told me what was going on.
He told me they couldn´t give me a car, because it was stolen.
I told him, ‘No, you don´t have to give it away.’
And then he told me the owner would pay me the difference between what they were asking and what they wanted.
So I took it to the dealer and got a receipt.
I gave him the money, and I told the guy that I was taking it back.
But he was all, ‘You have to go find it yourself, because I have no way of doing that.
You’re not going to be able to sell it.’
So I went back to work.
The next day they gave me the money back.
So, I’m very grateful for the dealership, and for the car that I had, because there’s nothing like having a vehicle.
I want to say that I appreciate all of the support that I got from my family and friends.
I also appreciate the police department for what they did, for what it did, and that they had no trouble taking the situation seriously.
And the whole time I was doing this, I wasn’t thinking about my own feelings.
My mind was in the game.
I was thinking about the situation that I’d been living.
If I could give one piece of advice to my wife and kids, I would tell them to always think of the big picture.
And if you know that something is not right, don’t be afraid to ask questions.
The only thing that will give you a chance to do that is to ask for it.
So that’s what I’m trying to tell you.
It’s not about you.
There’s nothing that you can do about it.
But there’s a chance that you could do something about it if you ask for what you need.
I am really grateful for my family.
I know that the police officers did their best to get the car repaired.
And the whole situation just blew over.
So now that I have the car I can finally get back to what I love doing.