Cranks My Tractor

Published: Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:12 AM.

Billy Bob has taken his purple crayon and drawn a world filled with adventures that are not only fun for him, but amazing for us to stand back and watch.

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, wear a purple ribbon or draw with a purple crayon and know that there are lots of tough little girls and boys living with a cruel and puzzling disease.

I bet you have friends or relatives who may suffer from the various forms of this disease - help them if you can. Sometimes the best way to help is by learning more about the disease.

Billy Bob’s success is attributable to not only his determination, but to wonderful parents, brothers, other family members and a supportive community. A community who knows “Billy Bob” is a name to be proud of on the football field, in the classroom, in the woods and in life helping others.

On a sidebar, Billy Bob’s mama drives a pink jeep which is absolutely wonderful. She had it painted pink to honor her grandmother, her husband’s grandmother and breast cancer survivors everywhere.

At this point you say – This IS the good stuff.

I say, “These are my people; this is where I come from.”

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