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187. The Nice Lady
Calvin answered the phone. A woman said, “Hello.
’m Ruth. I’m a volunteer for Alzheimer’s.” She sounded
an old woman. She said the organization was
to raise money. He asked how she got
number. She said his number was on her
. He said that he was on the Do
Call list. He told her not to call
number again. She apologized. He hung up. Later,
felt guilty. He shouldn’t have been so rude
that sweet old lady. He looked at “Calls
” on his phone. He dialed the Alzheimer’s number. “
, can I speak to Ruth?” he asked. A
asked, “Ruth who?” Calvin didn’t know Ruth’s last
. The man said he would ask around and
Ruth. “I just wanted to apologize to her
hanging up on her,” Calvin said. The man
he would pass on Calvin’s apology.