He has been watching over an intersection in northeast Wilmington every school day for 19 years. He does it for free, and he loves it. He, like me, is fond of rhymes. ; )
Tate said he wants to teach children to “use their mind for more than just a hat rack.”
“Once you learn how to do it up here,” he said, pointing to his head, “you got it made in the shade.”
The story is a ‘feel good’ local news article
but also so much more that that. Earl makes a real and lasting difference for the kids in his neighborhood. His consistent presence & positive message is inspiring. This story should make you wonder what little things you can do each day to help others along their way. Who knows, perhaps someday you’ll be known for it!
As always, thank you for reading!