A Feel Good Friday surprise for a school bus driver who has made a world of difference

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EastIdahoNews.com and Ashley Furniture HomeStore are teaming up every week to bring you some good news during Feel Good Friday!

We want to surprise people in our community with random acts of kindness and leave you with some feel good moments.

We recently received a message from a parent about David Michael – a bus driver for Iona Elementary School.

“Dave is my children’s bus driver. He makes room in his heart for his bus kids. He is always on time. He talks to each child and gets to know them personally. Once there was a ‘strange truck’ in our driveway and Dave called my husband to be sure it was OK to let my daughter off (it was her grandpa). He even changed his route so that kids don’t have to cross the street,” the mother said.

Another parent wrote, “He has become such a wonderful friend to our family and all of the kids absolutely love him. He goes out of his way to make my kids and others feel so special. He has driven across town to deliver a chocolate bar to my kids when they miss a day or he just calls to check to see if they are doing alright if hasn’t seem them in a while.”

We decided Dave could use a Feel Good Friday surprise so we showed up at the school to thank him for service.

Watch the video above to see how the surprise turned out!

If you have an idea for Feel Good Friday, email nate.eaton@eastidahonews.com.

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