Ill-Mannered Mom Scorns ‘Dirty’ Stranger At Store So He Reveals His True Identity In Facebook Post

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Vancouver, Washington resident Andy Ross went out running some errands when he had a much-unanticipated encounter with a mother with her young daughter. As he comes inside the store, he observed that the little girl is staring at him. He undeniably had some dirt on his face since he is working at his construction site during that hot day.


The little girl along with her mother ended up in front of Andy as he was checking out, still looking at him. As they headed towards the exit, Andy saw the mother point to him. Then she silently told her daughter, “That is why you need to stay in school.” Just wow!


Andy, who is engaged to his girlfriend Jenna and is a loving dad to his son, had some excellent words for the condemnatory woman. He posted an open letter to her on Facebook, telling why you must never judge a book by its cover.


As you can see there were numerous things about Andy that this mother doesn’t know.



Now, his implausible answer is going viral on Facebook:

“So I had a very interesting “educational” conversation with a woman and her daughter today. As I entered the store before I got home, a little girl kept staring at me, which is fine. I know that kids are curious when they see someone, especially as dirty as I was. They ended up in front of me as I was checking out. Little girl still staring, her mother told her to stop staring.


As they finished and headed towards the door, I hear her mom say quietly to the little girl, “that is why you need to stay in school.”


I figured this was a great time to educate this mother and her 7/8-year-old daughter.


The following is our conversation:”


©Facebook / Andy Ross

“First, I happen to be a very educated dirty man. I not only have a high school diploma, I also have a college degree and many medical certifications. So assuming that I am uneducated because of my appearance is actually quite ignorant in itself.”




“Secondly, if you are telling your daughter to stay in school because I have tattoos up and down my arms that will actually suppress her creativity and potentially hinder her imagination as she develops.”


©Facebook / Andy Ross

“Again, contradictory to your point ma’am. I am proud of my tattoos and artwork that Forrest Bateman put on my body. It’s a representation of my pride in my country and my service over multiple combat tours as a special operations medic.”



©Facebook / Andy Ross


“Third, if you’re referring that statement to the hat (not featured) I’m wearing because it features an elk, you might not understand it.”


©Evergreen State Outdoors


“I happen to co-own Evergreen State Outdoors and am proud to own an outdoors company and support my rights to hunt and responsibly be a gun owner.”



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“Finally, I chose to work in a construction industry. I am proud to say that I am apart of building America and I enjoy my job every day.”



©Facebook / Andy Ross


“I tried working a desk job when I got out of the service and it wasn’t for me. I enjoy working with my hands and being outdoors.”




©Facebook / Andy Ross


“Subsequently, it comes with being dirty some days. I make good money, have benefits, and am able to provide for my family without issue.”



©Facebook / Andy Ross


“So my appearance reflects nothing to do with my level of intelligence or pursuing a higher level of education.”



©Facebook / Andy Ross


“I left the two with a simple final statement of “have a good day and try not to judge people before you know anything about them. Good luck with her little girl.”



©Facebook / Andy Ross

Today’s lessons:

– Don’t judge people at first glance.

– Do what you love and enjoy and it never works.

– Blue collar jobs are the best jobs. They can pay great and it doesn’t always come with a price tag.


©Facebook / Andy Ross


– Education is important, but college doesn’t guarantee you anything.

– Experience, hard work, and dedication allow you to be successful in your career path.


©Facebook / Andy Ross

– When attempting to insult someone’s intelligence and education level, don’t allow yourself to be out educated by said dirty man.

– I need a shower.

So what can you say about the woman and Andy’s post? Please share your thoughts with us in the comment section below. Also, don’t forget to share this article with your loved ones!

Based on materials from Little Things


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