“I Should Have Told You Years Ago”

“I Should Have Told You Years Ago”



This weekend was my 50th high school reunion, the photo is the evidence. To say it was an amazing experience was an understatement but it was topped off by something one of my classmates shared with me that happened over a half century ago. The truth is, I didn’t remember.


Stuart was a scrawny kid and was picked on sometimes so he relayed a story that I did not remember. Here is the short version. Near the school at the time there was a shooting range. We both happened to be there and some bully grabbed his glasses and through them out into the range. He told me that he was too embarrassed and scared to retrieve them, so I walked into the range to get them. Once I handed them to him I walked over to the bully not saying a word, just hauled off and gave him something to remember.


The bully was knocked out cold but was finally brought back by his buddies, who poured water on their friend. It’s not smart to mess with a farm boy that didn’t know his own strength. None of them seemed to be tough guys any longer. Stuart said I wish I had told you years ago but am not sure I could have conveyed it very well. “Let me share with you what you really did for me that day. First, no one ever picked on me again and for that I was grateful and second and the most important is there hasn’t been the day, that when someone needed a helping hand that I didn’t reach out my hand to help. It is always time for me to repay your kindness.”


I was literally in tears, as it was one of the most heartfelt gifts that I have ever received. It tells me it is all recorded in the book of life. You just don’t know the impact you will make in the life of another human being.

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Comment balloon 83 commentsJoe Petrowsky • October 13 2015 05:32AM


Good morning Joe, what a heart warming story, have a great Tuesday!

Posted by Sybil Campbell, Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida over 5 years ago

Good morning Joe,

Farm boy's always finish what they start.

Lessons we learn and teach that we never knew.

Make yourself a great day.

Posted by Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services) over 5 years ago


What a great story, the little things kindnesses we spread can have an enormous ripple effect, that we don't realize.  This is why Ron and I love these words from the Dalai Lama.  "Be kind whenever, possible, it is always possible."  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) over 5 years ago

Tears here too....and you truly gave him...not only a memory but a life lesson he has cherished.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) over 5 years ago

I am forever proud of  you Joe- for someone to wait this long and he told you that you made a difference in his life because from that point on whenever he saw someone that needed help he then stepped up-that is a wow!!!

Posted by Gail Petrowsky, House flipper and life coach (Gail Petrowsky, Inc) over 5 years ago

Joe, what a GREAT story and most bullies cease their cowardly behavior when greeted by the farmboy hand of fellowship.  Well done for sticking up for a person in need!!!

Posted by Bruce Walter (Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana) over 5 years ago

Joe: It takes courage to stand in the gap for someone else. Kudos to you for making a difference in Stuart's life.

Posted by Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA (Coldwell Banker Access Realty ~ 478.960.8055) over 5 years ago

Your post just had me in tears Joe.....the way I see it, now was the right time for him to tell you.  When it happened, it wouldn't have meant nearly as much to you.

Posted by Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today! (Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092) over 5 years ago

That's an amazing story and a lesson we all need to take to heart.

Posted by Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville (Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668) over 5 years ago

Wow, Joe... that is a great story.  What a great reminder that we never know how our actions can affect another!

Posted by Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager (Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.) over 5 years ago

wow.. a powerful story, and a testament to your character...

Posted by Alan May, A moving experience! (Jameson Sotheby's International Realty) over 5 years ago

Good morning Joe, what a great story and a reminder for all. We can make a difference!

Posted by Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL (Cam Realty and Property Management) over 5 years ago

One act of kindness changed someones life. How great is that. Congratulations!

Posted by Bill Reddington, Destin Florida Real Estate (Re/max By The Sea) over 5 years ago

Great story, and I also had defenders against bullies since I was a little guy intellectual type. My 50th is next year and I had not planned to attend but now you having me thinking about it.

Posted by Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties (The Virtual Real Estate Team) over 5 years ago

Great story Joe.... and a great act of kindness.

Posted by Richard Robibero, e-Pro, ABR, SRS, Selling Your Home as if it were My Own! (Panorama R.E. Limited) over 5 years ago

What a great story, thank-you for sharing something to relevant today.  You know you made a difference in your friend's life.

Posted by Shirley Coomer, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty, Phoenix Az (Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living) over 5 years ago

I want to emphasize your statement...BOOK of LIFE..Even if one doesn't believe in its origin, the concept stands strong and the message clear. Behave while here

Posted by Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author (people first...then business Ran Right Realty ) over 5 years ago

Joe Petrowsky A very good story. Of course, we already knew what a great guy you are.

Bill Roberts

Posted by Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner (Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate) over 5 years ago

Great story.  Just shows you never know who you truly inspire.  

Posted by Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F (Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.) over 5 years ago

Joe, well, count me in as one in tears too. We need to remember with each and every thing we do that we may have a lasting impact on anothers life. We can make it a good one, or make it a bad one.... 


Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) over 5 years ago

That's amazing! Even more so by the fact that you don't remember. You're right, small things we do sometimes mean the most to someone else...good or bad. 

Posted by Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395 (Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395) over 5 years ago

most important is there hasn’t been the day, that when someone needed a helping hand that I didn’t reach out my hand to help. It is always time for me to repay your kindness.”


Good for you, Joe!  Your positive action changed a life.  That's an excellent lesson for all of us today because we never know when we might have a one time opportunity to help others.  Thanks for posting!

Posted by Bruce Brockmeier, Coached By Crouch (Internet Marketing Consultant to REALTORS®) over 5 years ago

What an excellent story Joe. You have had excellent character ever since you were a little fellow 


Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) over 5 years ago

Wow, that was such a wonderful story, and frankly I'm teary eyed for just having read it. Thx for sharing.  Love these meaningful moment things, what an affect on someone's life.

Posted by David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert (Keller Williams Realty Phoenix) over 5 years ago

Okay, now I'm tearing up.  What a great story.  It really shows the impact we can have on other people's lives.  Wow, you, via chain reaction, probably impacted 100's of people's lives.

Posted by Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers (The Flooring Girl) over 5 years ago

Isn't that something...A day that you didn't even remember and it made such a big impact on someone else's life...

Posted by Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo and Home Specialists (The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803) over 5 years ago

Sadly, in today's society that bully would have sued you for assault and probably would have won. I wish we could go back to those days when you could take care of the bad guys with a good smack to the face. 

Posted by Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com (Zion Realty) over 5 years ago

Well done, Joe Petrowsky . Pretty amazing how something forgotten by you has positively impacted so many others.

Also glad for you this happened then. Today, the 'farm boy' would likely have been in a heap of trouble... How times have changed.

Thanks for sharing,


Posted by Bruce Kunz, REALTOR®, Brick & Howell NJ Homes for Sale (C21 Solid Gold Realty, Brick, NJ, 732-920-2100) over 5 years ago

Great story, Joe. It is interesting the impact we can unknowingly have on others.  Don't mess with a farm boy!

Posted by Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty, Fifteen Years Experience in Brevard County (Bucci Realty, Inc.) over 5 years ago

That is a FABULOUS story, thanks for sharing!  It may be seemed like a forgettable incident to you, but I can see how it was UNforgettable for this boy.


Posted by Kate McQueen, Tailored service for your real estate needs! (Realty Associates Texas) over 5 years ago

Alan, what a great story.  There are so many little things we do that we don't remember, both good and not so great, that other people carry around for years.  I had someone once tell me, with tears in her eyes, that years before I'd said something less than charitable about her beloved cat.  I didn't even remember her having a cat, and I couldn't remember saying anything mean about anybody's cat - like ever!

Your story is so much nicer!

Posted by Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital (RLAH Real Estate) over 5 years ago

Joe - so glad you shared this story with all of us. We just never know how we've touched someones life but it's clear we do in so many ways that are profound and simple at the same time. I'm happy that young boy had you to stand up for him  and that's he's been paying it forward all these years. Awesome and evern cooler that he shared it with you at your 50th reunion.

Posted by Anna Banana Kruchten CRS CRB, Phoenix Broker, 602-380-4886 (HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000) over 5 years ago

Joe, an inspiration to all of us. Thanks for sharing the story. 

Posted by Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com (Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC) over 5 years ago

Great story Joe and as one that has felt your hand shake and hugs, I wouldn't question your strength today, either physical or of character

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 ) over 5 years ago

What a great story Joe.  Thank you for sharing it with us.

Posted by Crystal Kilpatrick, CHLMS,CNE, CRS - Austin & Central Texas Home Sales (Team Leader -Crystal Kilpatrick Group) over 5 years ago

Joe - Great story - what goes around comes around - even if it takes 50 years to do so!

Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty (Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area) over 5 years ago

Joe, what an incredible story, and one that reminds me of "The Christmas Story" when Ralphie beat the bully up! Good for you for standing up for a classmate. P.S.: Can I send you the name and address of someone who's been bullying me for a while? LOL

Posted by Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell (Front Gate Real Estate) over 5 years ago

Great story and a great 50 year reunion!!  I remember going in to my son's open house night and there was a kid that was eyeing him.  My son told me the guy picked on him, which is strange because my son isn't a push over.  But bullies get away with it (even grown up/adult ones) because no one does anything to stop them.  When that little punk kid came round, I gave him the Mom Stank Eye, which seemed to do the trick!

Posted by Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED (RETIRED / State License is Inactive) over 5 years ago

Joe, I loved reading your story about what happened and how you helped a fellow classmate and friend. You made a friend for life that day, and I hope you had a great 50th reunion.

Posted by Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation (Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JeremiahNewman.com) over 5 years ago

We all effect those in our "sphere of influence" daily.   We should all work to make sure it is a positive influence.   You go, Joe Petrowsky 

Posted by DEANNA C. SMITH CERTIFIED MOBILE NOTARY, Highest Ranked Certified Mobile Notary in Virginia (Certified Mobile Notary Signing Agent) over 5 years ago

Great story and good job Joe for helping someone being bullied. You made quite an impact on the classmate's life and the hudreds of people he has helped because of you sticking up for him. You showed a good example too to anyone else that was around when it happened.   

Posted by JoAnn Moore, Home Loans in Delaware (The Mortgage Market of Delaware) over 5 years ago

Joe, I am tearing up, what a terrific gift and heartfelt. One act of kindness brings more. I totally agree that one never knows the impact that they make in the life of another human being.....AND YOU DID, JOE! 


Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate over 5 years ago

Thank you for sharing this Joe you certainly had an impact on Stuart's life and those who he went on to help.
Thank you!

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) over 5 years ago

Joe, it is obvious from this story that you did not just recently begin to care about people. You are a successes today because you CARE. You look for a way to lift people up. Your stories inspire me as I know they do many others.

Thanks Joe.

Posted by John Wiley, Lee County, FL, ECO Broker, GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA over 5 years ago

To bear witness to this incredible happening of this man sharing with Joe how he was impacted by Joe's courage and sense of honor was humbling and melted my heart .We never know when how much our actions can affect another human being -making a difference- and you do. xo


Posted by Gail Petrowsky, House flipper and life coach (Gail Petrowsky, Inc) over 5 years ago

Thank you for sharing. You had me tearing up as well.  Whether you remember or not isn't important - the person who benefited remembered. What a wonderful gift to find that out.

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty) over 5 years ago

Joe, thanks for sharing your touching story at your 50th high school renunion. It's something to see grown men act out as bullies and I always wonder if they were the bullies or the bullied in their school days. Too bad we can't knock 'em out cold or we would be charged with assault. 

Posted by Pamela Seley, Residential Real Estate Agent serving SW RivCo CA (West Coast Realty Division) over 5 years ago

Thanks, Joe. This is what makes life rich! 

Posted by Paul McFadden, Pest Control, Seattle, WA. (Responsive Pest Control) over 5 years ago

A great, great story, Joe. So true what they say, that our characters and true natures are set very early in life. I'm looking forward to my 50th in less than a year (but since I attended my 40th I don't expect any big surprises like you had).

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Realty) over 5 years ago

How neat to come away from a class reunion with such a feel good story! I guess I won't be picking on you!

Posted by Cynthia Larsen, Independent Broker In Sonoma County, CA over 5 years ago

Such a touching story - thanks for sharing!

Posted by Hillary Cochin, Personalized and Local Mortgage Finance (First Home Mortgage) over 5 years ago

Joe I am glad Stuart finally shared that with you.  It is one of those priceless moments.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) over 5 years ago

This is a great story and what a nice surprise to hear what an impact you had on Stuart's life.

Posted by Judy Jennings, Tap into Judy's real estate expertise & resources. (Top Agent Plus) over 5 years ago

So Joe, you started out as you have become.  Maybe a just bit more polished now. And this story was every bit more motivating as any I heard all day at training yesterday.  You have inspired me to be a better person again today.  Mark

Posted by Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint, North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227 over 5 years ago

Goes to show that big results can come from our actions or inactions.  Great story, Joe.

Posted by John Meussner, #MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852 (Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,) over 5 years ago

How beautiful!  I would have been in tears too. You just never know the impact you have on others!  Aren't you lucky to have gotten the chance to know!

Posted by Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager (Sharon Tara Transformations) over 5 years ago

Hi Joe Petrowsky ,  We may not alwas know the effect we have on people, whether it is positive or negative. It's best to be a help to someone who needs it. 

Posted by Larry Johnston, Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN (Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC) over 5 years ago

What a wonderful story of unselfish kindness and human caring.  This says so very much about your core character. 

Posted by Paula McDonald, Ph.D., Granbury, TX 936-203-0279 (Beam & Branch Realty) over 5 years ago

That is a wonderful story, Joe. You accomplished a lot on that day around 50 years ago, and who knows how many lives were ultimately affected, because Stuart reached out to help others, too. 

Posted by Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO (Cedaredge Land Company) over 5 years ago

So true Joe. We often don't know the impact that we have on the lives of others. That was truly a gift ... and a blessing.

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist, Probate Real Estate (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) over 5 years ago

Joe- I love this story so much!  First of all, your story added one more reason why I admire you.  And it drives home to all of us that we never know when one act  or a few words can have an impact on someone. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) over 5 years ago

Hi Joe, Thank you for sharing this story.  Had me tearing up as well.

Posted by Crystal Kilpatrick, CHLMS,CNE, CRS - Austin & Central Texas Home Sales (Team Leader -Crystal Kilpatrick Group) over 5 years ago

Looks like you haven't changed through the years, Joe. You made a real impression in this kid's life! Not too many of us can say that!

Posted by Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor (Charles Rutenberg Realty) over 5 years ago

Holy crap, Joe, that made my eyes water and I slapped my heart. I love stories like this. It's true that you do often never know how much you touch another person. Every so often I will get an email from some person I don't even know to say how much I affected them by my writings, and I don't want to say that makes my day because it's much more than one day . . . as you have illustrated. It fills us with purpose.

Posted by Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you (RE/MAX Gold) over 5 years ago


That's a great story . . . . Congratulations on the gold star.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) over 5 years ago

Good morning Joe. Thank you for sharing the inspirational story. 

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) over 5 years ago

Now this is why I love getting on AR every day. Very nice story. 

Posted by Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector, The Home Inspector With a Heart! (SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno) over 5 years ago

Oh Joe, sorry I am late here but it is a mindful moment that we all may touch someone by doing the right thing...don't hold back...it is wonderful he shared that with you.

Posted by Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in Southern RI and beyond (RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate) over 5 years ago


It took a lot of courage for you to stand up to the bully.  Thank you for sharing this inspirational story.  This one act touched so many people.


Posted by Brigita McKelvie, Associate Broker, The Broker with horse sense and no horsing around (Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.) over 5 years ago

You're a fine man, Joe!  I loved this post.

Posted by Mark Piscitelli & Theresa Ziebro (Remax Trinity) over 5 years ago

Good Morning Joe Petrowsky - Your story gave me goosebumps! What I appreciate the most, was the moral of the story. You didn't do what you did for that boy to get rewarded, or your picture in the newspaper; nor were you trying to impress a girl or show off your strength. Unbeknown to you, you did it all to change the course of that boy's life and you gave him back his dignity. 

It doesn't get any better than that Joe. I am very thankful just to hear this story and even more blessed to know there are people like you. Thank you Joe for sharing with us the gift of who you are.

Posted by Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives (DFW FINE PROPERTIES) over 5 years ago

Good Morning Joe:

You always have a heart for the underdogs. I would not want to mess with Joe.

That moment.. when you ran to Stuart's rescue, I would bet in my lifetime that he will never ever forget this.

And he will never.

Posted by Maria Gilda Racelis, Home Ownership is w/in Reach. We Make it Happen! (Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington) over 5 years ago

A little Onion Warning on these things if you don't mind please I need to function over here.



Make it a Great Day.

Posted by Scott Thompson, Commerical Finance - Blue Springs, MO (Columbia Mortgage Plus) over 5 years ago

glad you showed us some of your past...

have a great week Joe.... 

Posted by Doyle Davison, 30 years as your Concierge services listing broker (Hawaiian Beaches Hawaii - 714-968-6767) over 5 years ago

This is a wonderful story to share. Real estate professionals are lucky in that that they can reach out every day and help meet the needs of others.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 5 years ago

Joe Petrowsky you make me emotional sometimes.....

I remember Andy Andrew narrated a story with the similar message - you never know what you did for others and how that has helped them! Keep doing what is right, at every opportunity.

Posted by Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (LAER Realty Partners) over 5 years ago

Good morning again Joe. Wow.....what a wonderful story. I am moved but not surprised. You are the best.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) about 5 years ago

Hey, Joe!

I included this post in today's "Last Week's Favorites".  Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Posted by Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital (RLAH Real Estate) about 5 years ago

I am glad I didnt miss your post, thanks to Patricia!  Happy Sunday!~

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) about 5 years ago

What a gift you were given when he shared his story with you.  We all have impacted other peoples lives, hopefully in memorable ways.

Posted by Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust! (Friends & Neighbors Real Estate) about 5 years ago

Ah, Joe, so like you! One of the many reasons you are a "powerhouse" in my book and how truly magnificent that umpteen years later, this man shared a monumental moment with you. Closure!

Posted by Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905 (John L Scott Market Center) about 5 years ago

Joe, My High School Class celebrated our 50th on September 19, 2015.  That day, I got to be Stuart, as I finally had the opportunity to say to two very special ladies what I should have said long ago.  One was a beautiful brunette cheerleader, and the other a beautiful teacher.  Their greatest beauty remains: the capacity to CARE AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!  I got to hug each, and in the presence of both, tell them that they changed my foolishness and slothfulness into discipline and purpose.  My reward was getting to see them in good health and filled with happiness.  There are a couple other people I hope to find and tell them the impact they have had on my life 


Truthfully, that momement with Helen and Mrs. Reidel holds more value in my life than any monetary reward or RECOGNITION I have ever received.  Yes, I wish I could have done it long ago.

Posted by Fred Cope, Looking For Homes With A Smile (Reliant Realty in Nashville, TN) about 5 years ago

Wow great share. It's almost making me want to go to mine next year......have a ways to go before 50. One never knows the difference we can make in someone's life. That's why we are in Real Estate

Posted by Janice Zaltman, South Florida Residential Real Estate (United Realty Group) about 5 years ago