THE INSPECTION

THE INSPECTION

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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