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Holiday Tradition, Texas-Style

Posted on | January 1, 2014 | 5 Comments

Marcos Berrios was doing “mechanical work” in the backyard of his Conroe, Texas, home. On the front porch, he had a bunch of fireworks for the family’s New Year’s Eve celebration, and his 10-year-old daughter decided to start celebrating early by shooting roman candles.

And so in years to come, whenever the Berrios family gathers for the holidays, somebody is sure to say, “Hey, y’all, remember that year when Rebecca burned down the house?”

God bless Texas.



5 Responses to “Holiday Tradition, Texas-Style”

  1. AMartel
    January 1st, 2014 @ 7:09 pm

    Gather round, kids, we’re starting the traditional barbecued house party!

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    January 1st, 2014 @ 9:14 pm

    […] The family has already received donations from neighbors and friends, and hopefully in a few years they’ll look back on this and say “Hey, y’all, remember that year when Rebecca burned down the house?” […]

  3. Mr. Michael
    January 1st, 2014 @ 9:30 pm

    Total props to the kid for being upfront and telling the truth when the consequences were so huge… it speaks very well for the parents and the job they were doing. I hope they come out of this okay.“

  4. Calvin Everhart
    January 2nd, 2014 @ 8:03 am

    That will hang around her neck for the rest of her life, Hope lesson learned!

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    January 2nd, 2014 @ 10:42 pm

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