Story – ‘The search team just landed a helicopter’

The boss wondered why one of his most valued employees was absent but had not phoned in sick. So he dialed the employee’s home phone number and was greeted with a child’s whisper. ‘Is your daddy home? ’Small voice whispered, ‘Yes, he’s out in the garden, ‘May I talk with him?’ The child whispered, ‘No.’ So the boss asked, ‘Well, is your Mommy there? ‘Yes she’s out in the garden too’ ‘The boss asked; ‘May I talk with her?’

Again the ‘No’. ‘Hoping there was somebody with whom he could leave a message, the boss asked,’ Is anybody else there? ‘Yes,’ whispered the child, ‘a policeman. Wondering what a cop would be doing at his employee’s home, the boss asked, ‘May I speak with the policeman? ‘No, He’s busy,’ whispered the child. ‘Busy doing what? ‘Talking to Daddy and Mommy and the police dog men. Growing more worried as he heard a loud noise in the background, the boss asked, ‘What is that noise? ‘It’s a helicopter’ answered the whispering voice. ‘What is going on there?’ demanded the boss, now truly apprehensive. ‘The search team just landed a helicopter’, ‘A search team?’ said the boss. ‘What are they searching for? ’Still whispering, the young voice replied with a muffled giggle … ‘ME’