An interview: with a ten-year-old boy on politeness

A surprise picnic was given for a couple who for many years had generously given of themselves to their community. Many friends and townspeople stood and spoke of the kind things these two had done. Among them was David, their ten-year-old grandson and an active member of a Christian Science Sunday School in one of Canada's Prairie Provinces. This interview with Edward K. Jones came about because of what David said.

David, many who attended your grandparents' picnic were deeply touched when you said, "The thing I love the most about them is their politeness." What does politeness mean to you?

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