What's wrong with kids today? Answer: Nothing, for the majority of them. They are great.
Witness the action of two San Diego teen-age boys recently, when the Normal Heights fire was at its worst. They took a garden hose to the roof of a threatened house--a house belonging to four elderly sisters, people they didn't even know. They saved the house, while neighboring houses, burned to the ground.
In the Baldwin Hills fire, two teen-age girls rescued a blind, retired Navy man from sure death when they braved the flames to find him, confused, outside his burning house. He would probably have perished, if they hadn't ran a distance to rescue him.
Well done, young people!
THEODORE H. WICKHAM