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A miraculous lightWe would like to express our unlimited thanks to whoever placed the flowers and candles at the site of our son’s accident on Oct. 15.Our 24-year-old son, Djuan Williams, met his untimely demise on Donner Pass Road while operating a cement-mixer truck. We live in Stockton, Calif., 150 miles away, and it wasn’t until the following day that we could conduct any substantial business in Truckee. You must understand that this kind of news is only realized as evidence is experienced. In this case, Djuan’s not returning home that evening was the first real sign of his demise.Though very sad, our visiting the accident scene on the following day was a large step in our acceptance of the reality of this incident. It was like a miraculous light to see that someone with a kind heart had been present at the sight to show compassion to the memory of our son. Again, thanks and God bless.Curtis Williams and familyStocktonHelp in a tough timeWe wish to thank our many friends throughout the Truckee-Tahoe community for their loving support and generosity during our recent grief-stricken weeks, since John’s sudden death.My heartfelt thanks to Cinzia Pera’s vacation home housekeeping. Thank you, bless you and may God continue to smile on this wonderful mountain town!Iris Crowe and Tracy Crowe CarnettTruckeeCaring about kidsThe Caring About Kids Mentor Program would like to thank the following businesses for their contributions to our recent new mentor training night: Nik-n-Willies Pizza, Truckee Safeway, Tahoe City Safeway and Truckee Albertsons. Thank you for supporting the youth in our community.Debbi Spohr-CarlsonC.A.K. Mentor Coordinator


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