More than 100 people showed up to celebrate this crossing guard’s birthday

Good News Notes:

“When a crossing guard arrived at his corner last Thursday, some sort of commotion was happening. At first he thought it was an event put on by the school, but quickly realized it was for him.”

“More than 100 people showed up to celebrate Alec Childress’ 80th birthday and thank him for being a positive person in their lives. Kids and parents from Wilmette, Illinois, threw a surprise party to thank him for his kindness and work.”

“Every morning and afternoon, Childress greets children and parents with positivity. He always says, “Peace, I gotcha!” to everyone who walks by. On Thursday, more than 100 yard signs read “Peace, we gotcha!” Many kids shouted “surprise!” There were cookies and gifts.”

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