From Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul

The Inspection

The scouts were in camp. In an inspection, the director found an umbrella neatly rolled inside the bedroll of a small scout. As an umbrella was not listed as a necessary item, the director asked the boy to explain.

“Sir,” answered the young man with a weary sigh, “did you ever have a mother?”

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Submitted by Glenn Van Ekeren

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