A Boston story in 50 words

BOSTON MA. 02/11/13: MORNING GRIDLOCK at 11am on Storrow Drive in both directions looking towards Charles Circle. Conditions after the storm ( David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 12snowmainphoto
David L. Ryan/Globe Staff
Gridlock on Storrow Drive.

Evening rush hour in pouring rain on Storrow Drive. My car stalls in the center lane.

A red sports car stops to help. Attaches jumper cables to battery terminals and guns his engine.



Sparks fly!

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Positive/negative mix up. He sheepishly pulls out cellphone and requests a tow truck.

— Lisa Loosigian, North Andover