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Letter: Angel alert in Grand Junction

On Feb. 17, my faith in humanity was renewed.

My son was born with a very rare form of genetic muscular dystrophy and will be confined to a wheel chair for the foreseeable future. He also has a plethora of specialized equipment that travels with him. Due to the rare nature of his condition, my family and I drive to Children’s Hospital in Aurora on a regular basis. We had a Jeep Grand Cherokee as our main mode of transport, but we sadly grew out of it and needed a very specific vehicle to take its place. That vehicle is a Dodge Mega cab pickup with a diesel engine, as it is the only vehicle that has enough backseat room to put a wheelchair ramp and enough cargo area for the rest of his equipment. A minivan lacks the cargo capacity. The diesel also has the fuel economy we need for our hospital trips.

My wife and I were shopping for the pickup when we drove onto the lot of Modern Classic Motors. We were greeted promptly by a salesman named Jeff. I explained the situation with my son and our budget restraints. They had one truck on the lot that fit our needs, but the price and payment were out of our budget. After talking with sales managers, Joe and Zach, they gave us a very large discount on the pickup and got our payments within our modest budget. This is unheard of for a truck like this. That pickup could have sold at asking price in less than 30 days. The team there made it possible for my son to have a much better quality of life.

Alex Provstgaard

Battlement Mesa, Colo.

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