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School is Starting~Watch for Kids in the Crosswalks

What courage it took for a 9-year-old Renton girl to step into the very crosswalk where four months ago, a truck hit her and her mother

How awesome that a Washington State Patrolman made that crossing with Yaretzi, her mom, dad and brother.

The entire Benson Hill Elementary School staff stood outside the school to welcome her. They held signs and cheered, “Hip! Hip! Hooray!”

Full Story and Video: HERE

About Laurie Hardie

Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.