Today's news contains some silver linings. The number of unemployment claims has dropped to the lowest level since 2008. The number of new jobs created in the U.S. has inched up in the right direction. And, a nine year old girl demonstrates why it is essential that children refuse to be victims. With great bravery, Calysta Cordova avoided a horrible tragedy by escaping her abductor. Consequently, Jose Garcia, 29, is now arrested on charges of allegedly kidnapping the nine year-old girl. KMGH
Calysta Cordova, was snatched Thursday as she walked home from her school in Colorodo. Garicia's truck broke down so he made the Calysta hitchhike with him to a gas station in Colorado Springs. Calysta ceased a moment of opportunity and ran into the station and told an employee to phone her uncle. The attendant say her bruised face and called 911. Calysta refused to go with Garcia and shouted, "I ain't goin' nowhere. I'm waiting right here for my mama."