A Super Bowl Story About Kurtis & Brenda

Perhaps you might have already heard this one, but it fits in with the Super Bowl, now that the Arizona Cardinals have finally made it there.

KURTIS THE STOCK BOY AND BRENDA THE CHECKOUT GIRL

In a supermarket, Kurtis the stock boy, was busily working when a new voice came over the loud speaker asking for a carry out at register 4.  Kurtis was almost finished, and wanted to get some fresh air, and decided to answer the call. As he 
approached the check-out stand a distant smile caught his eye, the new check-out girl was beautiful. She was an older woman (maybe 26, and he was only 22) and he fell in love.

Later that day, after his shift was over, he waited by the punch clock to find  out her name. She came into the break room, smiled  softly at him, took her card  and punched out, then left.  He looked at her card, BRENDA.  He walked out only to  see her start walking up the road.  Next day, he waited outside as she left the supermarket,  and offered her a ride home. He looked harmless enough, and she accepted. When he  dropped her off, he asked if maybe he could see her again, outside of work. She simply said it wasn't possible.
He pressed and she explained she had two children and she couldn't afford a baby-sitter, so he offered to pay for the baby-sitter.  Reluctantly she  accepted  his offer for a date for the following Saturday. That Saturday night he  arrived  at her door only to have her tell him that she was unable to go with him. The  baby-sitter had called and canceled. To which Kurtis simply said, "Well,  let's take the kids with us."

She tried to explain that taking the children was not an option, but again  not  taking no for an answer, he pressed.  Finally Brenda, brought him inside to  meet  her children.  She had an older daughter who was just as cute as a bug,  Kurtis  thought, then Brenda brought out her son, in a wheelchair. He was born a  paraplegic with Down Syndrome.

Kurtis asked Brenda, "I still don't understand why the kids can't  come with us?"  Brenda was amazed. Most men would run away from a woman  with two kids, especially if one had disabilities - just like her first  husband  and father of her children had done. Kurtis was not ordinary - - - he had a  different mindset.

That evening Kurtis and Brenda loaded up the kids, went to dinner and the  movies. When her son needed anything Kurtis would take care of him. When he  needed to use the restroom, he picked him up out of his wheelchair, took him  and  brought him back.  The kids loved Kurtis.  At the end of the evening, Brenda  knew this was the man she was going to marry and spend the rest of her life  with.

A year later, they were married and Kurtis adopted both of her children.  Since then they have added two more kids.

So what happened to Kurtis the stock boy and Brenda the check-out girl?
Well,  Mr. & Mrs. Kurt Warner now live in Arizona , where he is currently employed as the quarterback of the National Football League Arizona Cardinals and has his  Cardinals in the Super Bowl.  Is this a
surprise ending or could you have guessed that he was not an ordinary person.

It should be noted that he also quarterbacked the Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI.

He has also been the NLF's Most Valuable Player twice and the Super Bowl's Most Valuable Player.

AND THE REST OF THE STORY:

A minister mentioned that when Kurt, his wife and 7
children go out to eat he has one of his children pick out a family eating at the restaurant. Kurt then  tells the wait staff he is picking up the tab for that family's dinner anonymously. He remembers the  days he was working nights in the grocery store and feeding his family on food stamps.

Makes it hard not to root for the Cardinals IN THE SUPER BOWL now that you know this...doesn't it?

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