This is what happens when you volunteer in a small town

From Dawson News  (click for full)

Sometimes I stop at the McDonald’s in Dawson, GA to get a cup of coffee. It’s the only place to get coffee that I know of. Oh yes, there is also the Huddle House restaurant. Yesterday when I arrived, I greeted the table of old soldiers that are always there. One of them asked me “Are you the Mooslim that is speaking at the government building Thursday?” I was a little bewildered because I did not know I was speaking anywhere, other than to my wife when I arrive home. Then I remembered. I was invited to “attend” a meeting with the local NAACP director and community folks. I told the brother “Yes, I guess that’s me”. Then I confirmed it by getting the latest issue¬† of the Dawson News. The moral of this story? Volunteer in the community because our people need us there. However, be prepared for what you may get in return!

Bro. Carlton

Published by Carlton Muhammad

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