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Somebody’s children

Somebody’s childrenJohn and Mary had a nice home and two lovely children, a boy and a girl. John had a good job and had just been asked to go on a business trip to another city and would be gone for several days. It was decided that Mary would go along too. 

They hired a reliable woman to care for the children and made the trip, returning home a little earlier than they had planned.  As they drove home, they noticed smoke, 
and they went off their usual route to see what it was. They found a home in flames.
 Mary said,

"Oh well it isn't our fire, let's go home."  But John drove closer and exclaimed, "That home belongs to Fred Jones who works at the plant. He wouldn't be off work yet, maybe there is something we could do." "You have your good clothes on lets not get any closer,” said Mary.
But John drove up and stopped and they were
both horror stricken to see the whole house in flames. A woman on the lawn was in hysterics screaming, "The children! Get the ch…