The Life Stories of Leland Barney – Episode 6
Leland and Paula’s life with the Kids.
Hello there, welcome to this sixth podcast episode of the life stories of Leland Barney. He is joined by Your Host, Christine Reidhead.
Highlights from the Episode;
- Barney narrates how they adopted Rina and David.
- Tells about a sad time, he and Paula experienced, when Justin had to be rushed to the hospital.
Leland starts by explaining how they adopted two kids, Rena and David, he says that their mother had stayed with them before. The reasons she gave up her kids, it was because she saw Barney and Paula as the proper parents. Rena was 2 years old and David was 10 months old at the time.
He then recalls a certain instance where they used to laugh when David was watching the TV and he remembers there were Mexicans who were involved in a fight. Then David said, “Those stupid Mexicans,” Rena was then quick to remind David, that they used to be Mexicans too. As the episode continues, Barney explains how the kids grew up and how they became presentable adults eventually.
Mr. Leland continues to narrate and talks about a time when he had to pay cash for the hospital bill when his child, Justin, was being born. Barney says that the hospital guy told him that most of the people don’t pay cash to have a baby born and the government pays the most of the share.
He then interestingly memorizes a case when Dustin was 2 years old, he took a gallon of gas and drunk some of the gas. They had to rush him to the hospital, but Dustin recovered.
Barney goes on and explains how he hadn’t left the hospital in 3 days. When he went to clear the bill, he met a lady and they agreed on how they could clear the bill monthly. By paying a hundred dollars each month. Tune in and catch some interesting stories that Barney talks about in this episode.