||[Dec. 9th, 2010|07:30 pm]
The Question Club
I can't seem to get something off of my mind.|
Earlier today, while driving home, I came across a small child (between 1 and 1 1/2 years old) in the middle of the street. I pulled over. When I got out of my car, I started looking around for parents as I coaxed her over to the sidewalk. I sat down with her and talked to her about, "mama," hoping that she might point at her house or something, idk.
I sat there waiting for some panicked parents to come running out, but nothing happened. Another woman pulled over and asked if I needed to use her phone. I told her how I had found the baby, so she called the police. Maybe a minute or two later, another woman, the baby's grandmother apparently, rounded the corner with her two other grand children.
The grandmother didn't speak English, but her grandson told me that she had left the baby home alone because she was sleeping and would only be gone a few minutes to pick up the other children.
So of course, the police came, and I left. I know I did what anyone should/could do, but I can't stop worrying about the whole situation.
Do you think they took the baby from the home? Am I hopefully just making a mountain out of a molehill?