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When their request to paint and decorate downtown Port Burwell hydro poles with their own multi-coloured hand prints, to beautify their community, was turned down by a local Hydro One supervisor, students from Port Burwell Public School were unwilling to take no for an answer and posted a video on YouTube directly requesting the President of Hydro One, Mr. Carmine Marcello, to grant them permission.

This is a link to the student's video: http://youtu.be/TZYrLNsDX6U. It got circulated by email in an attempt to make the video go viral. Let's help the kids teach the adults how simple things can be if we just take the time to listen and think about the possibilities. As Will says in the video,"kids don't know when to take no for an answer," and what a good thing that is. Please help by letting people know about the video. read the message.

At Port Stanley News.com we forwarded our link to the video to Hydro One, asking them to make Mr. Marcello aware of it. Today we received this news in our inbox:

The community of Pt. Burwell is thrilled to announce that yesterday afternoon, the President of Hydro One, Mr. Carmine Marcello, granted the children's wish to paint designated poles along Robinson Street in Pt. Burwell, under their guidance and advice.

In response to the children's video request posted on YouTube last Sunday, Mr. Marcello posted his personal response on YouTube, a link to which is provided here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6lvVUboHuE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

In the New Year, we will be working with Hydro One to develop a timeline for this event, which we will be happy to share with you.

Thank you,
Margot (Auber) Pieters

A good news story with a happy ending. Will just may be right, sometimes taking "no" for an answer is not the best option.


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